Turtle Rock Circuit Rock Climbing
Emily Craft tuning her less than vert forte
The Turtle Rock circuit is extensive and home to over 50 quality problems ranging from V-easy to V11 with most being in the V5 and under range. There's something for everyone here with desperate slabs, steep edges, scary highballs and even some run and jump problems.
Some of the better problems here include Turtle Face, Left
(V0), Classic Curl
(V0+), Act of Contrition
(V0+ R), Morning Glory
(V1+), Turtle Face Center
(V2), Block Party
(V3), Digitalis Destructi (V4 R), So High
(V5 R) and the sit to So High (V11).
Park in the large lot outside the entrance to Real Hidden Valley or closer to Turtle Rock depending upon how crowded it is and then walk around the west end of Turtle Rock to reach the main area. Expect a level 5-10 minute walk from the car.
Weather station 10.5 miles from here
40 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Turtle Rock Circuit
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Featured Route For Turtle Rock Circuit
Black Velvet V3 6A CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Black Velvet Boulder
Starts from the left via a mantle (harder) or from edges slightly right and then climbs the high-angled slab with thin, delicate and balancy moves off the deck. It's possible to use the arete on the right making this slightly easier but the pure line is straight up the slab. The easiest descent is to downclimb the southwest arete and then step off (or jump) onto the flat boulder adjacent to this boulder....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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