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Turtle Dome

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Turtle Dome 


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Submitted By: jake w on Apr 1, 2010
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Description 

Turtle Rock is just south of Sledgehammer. It is a very large rock, and has a 3rd Class slabs on the northern end of it. This is how you get to some of the routes such as Balding Bob Ain't So Bold, and Omega Crack. The other routes you access by walking around either side. I do not know the first ascents, so feel free to comment on who got them or any other corrections. I am just pulling this information from the old "Black Hills Needles: Selected Free Climbs" guide book. It is the blue one. I just thought it would be good to get these climbs out there as they are very fun! Enjoy.


Getting There 

Follow the directions for getting to the Iron Mtn. As for walking to this area, just walk as you're going to Sledgehammer.


10 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Edge of Da-Light 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b  SD : Iron Mountain : Turtle Dome
P1 S / 70: Start at the bottom of the yellow wall and climb the left-right diagonaling bolted crack to gain the blunt W arete. Follow the arete past the anchors and low-angle slab to the ledge below the crack.P2 T / 55: Climb the left-facing flake and finger crack to the bulge. Exit right and gain the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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