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Turtle Dome Boulders

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Blob, The 
Face of Ever Changing Faces aka: Metamorphic Traverse 
Overly Hung Boulder 
Pain Staker 
Rain Shadow Boulder 
Test Piece, The 

Turtle Dome Boulders  


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Elevation: 5,000'
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Submitted By: Zach Keeney on Jun 26, 2009
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Description 

Lots of moderate boulder problems on granite and schist with the potential for harder problems.

Getting There 

Follow the directions to the main Iron Mountain Road climbing area. The Problems are on the opposite side as the Rubrick's Ridge Boulders.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.0 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',3],['V2-3',6],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',3],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Turtle Dome Boulders:
Murray Route - Original   V7+ 7A+     Boulder, 12'   The Test Piece
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Featured Route For Turtle Dome Boulders
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Knife In A Gun Fight V8 7B  SD : Iron Mountain : ... : Overly Hung Boulder
Knife In A Gun Fight was made famous in the movie Friction Addiction : Black Hills Gold. Chuck Fryberger put up the first ascent and many still talk about his static dyno to the top. Start to the left corner holds are good. move up and then traverse over to the huge hold in the middle of the boulder. From here match your feet to gain upward progress. Hanging on tiny crystals towards the top dyno to the top. Top hold is good if caught right....[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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