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Rodeo Ride T 
Shallow Stemming Corner T 
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Turtle Rock  


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Submitted By: nevermind on Mar 10, 2008
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Description 

Past Sun Wall, you will come up on a very conglomerated cliff on the left, it will come to an abrupt end. This is Turtle's Tail.

Getting There 

walk 200 yards past Misty.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.7 miles from here

18 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',3],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',8],['5.12',4],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Turtle Rock:
Faith   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Pebble Power   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Twinkle Toes   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 35'   
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Featured Route For Turtle Rock
Pulling through the overhang on Metamorphosis.  Photo by Nicki.

Metamorphosis 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a  AL : Sand Rock : Turtle Rock
Pumpy climbing on a pretty, overhanging arete. Getting off the ground is the hardest part of this excellent climb, so stick-clipping is a good idea.Finesse your way up a thin, pebbly face on the right side of the arete; if this is too much to handle, swallow your pride and stem onto the wall across the corridor from the arete. Things get easier once you reach an undercling above the first bolt. Continue up the steep arete to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in AL

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