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BETA PHOTO: Turtle Dome area as seen from the lower up-road. T...


Located below the lower portion of the up-road, on the hill's northwest slope. This area is mostly visited for the semi-classic "Turtle Dome Crack," although there are a few other quality problems in the area.

Getting There 

North of the bridge on the hill's northwest side, walk down in the vicinity of a small dirt pull-out towards the split, round boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Rubidoux area.

Weather station 3.2 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Turtle Dome:
Turtle Dome Crack   V0 4     Boulder, 15'   
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Turtle Dome Crack V0 4  CA : Inland Empire : ... : Turtle Dome
A Rubidoux semi-classic! Made famous for its inclusion in one of John Long's old instructional videos (an interesting sequence appeared in the film showing hand jamming technique, somehow shot from within or from the other side of the boulder). This problem is a must-do, and may also be tried as a difficult lieback (rated B1 in the Craig Fry guide). Done the standard way, tight hands lead to one or two perfect jams and then the crack becomes wider than you'd like far too quickly. Most people opt...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Turtle Dome West Face Topo
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Turtle Dome West Face Topo
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Turtle Dome North Face Topo
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Turtle Dome Crack

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