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Wedge Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Located near the southwestern edge of Turtle Rock in an area filled with boulders, this triangle shaped block is home to a dozen or more problems from V-easy to V4 with most being V2 and under.

Slab climbing is the theme here and quality problems like the Northwest Arete (5.8), Turtle Face, Left (V0) and Turtle Face, Center (V2) will either hone your skills or help convince you that friends don't let friends climb slab.

Getting There 

Walk south along the west face of Turtle Rock (the obvious large formation) following a well-defined trail to reach a large open area. The Wedge Boulder, with it's distinctive triangle shape, will be one of the first boulders seen in the distance.

Climbing Season

For the Turtle Rock Circuit area.

Weather station 10.5 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Wedge Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Wedge Boulder:
Northwest Arete   V-easy 3     Boulder, 20'   
Right Arete   V0- 4-     Boulder, 18'   
Placebo   V0 4     Boulder, 15'   
Turtle Face, Left   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 20'   
Turtle Face Center   V2 5+     Boulder, 20'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Brent boulders the Turtle Face Center route

Turtle Face Center V2 5+  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Wedge Boulder
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Rock Climbing Photo: The Wedge Boulder
The Wedge Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Wedge Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Wedge Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Wedge Boulder.  west face
BETA PHOTO: Wedge Boulder. west face
Rock Climbing Photo: Wedge Boulder
BETA PHOTO: Wedge Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Wedge Boulder - West Face, Joshua Tree.
BETA PHOTO: Wedge Boulder - West Face, Joshua Tree.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Wedge bouler Photo by Brent Gonzales
The Wedge bouler Photo by Brent Gonzales

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