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Yertle the Turtle 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: kyber on Sep 29, 2008

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Good fun on 11- holds/moves to a tough crux at top. I remember this climb as being a climb that started making me realize good technique will make some hard climbs feel really easy once you get it all down.


To the left of Flinch 12b and Grinch 12c on Dr Seuss Wall which is the raised area left of Prototype...


4 or 5 bolts + anchors (it might have sport anchors these days)

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By LeeAB
From: ABQ, NM
Dec 2, 2008

This route is only about 30 feet tall, and climbs the nice looking brown rock with 4 bolts.
By Dylan Weldin
From: Athens, OH
Dec 18, 2011

Painful crux hold makes working on this one rough...
By Brent Kelly
Jan 24, 2012

crux at the top was fighting the pump, but that wasn't the crux move...
By jjjjjjjjjj
Oct 30, 2015

Yertle is basically a tall V4, but totally worth doing. Many people stick-clip the first and even second bolt (2 bolts out of 4), but you don't need to stick-clip at all, it's very easy to clip.

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