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Turtle Rock Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Will McFarland 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

For the Sand Rock area.

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

18 Total Climbing 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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Turtle Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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
Rock Climbing Photo: Bryan on Cease Fire, Sandrock, AL.

Cease Fire 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a AL : Sand Rock : Turtle Rock
Your first thought as you look up at this seemingly-unprotectable line may be one of awe that someone actually made the first ascent on gear. Your next thought will probably be something like "let's set up a toprope!" It's worth noting that a retrobolt of Cease Fire was subsequently chopped.The route follows an obvious shallow right-facing corner for most of its length. Using crimpy laybacks and whatever holds you can find on the face, balance your way up the corner and then onto the left fac...[more]   Browse More Classics in AL

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