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Elevation: 1,289 ft 393 m
GPS: 43.4176, -89.73802
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Shared By: Tom Anderson-Brown on May 7, 2002
Admins: Ian Cotter-Brown, Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, chris tregge, Ben Strobel, Kyle Harding

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The Turk's Head area includes Turk's Head, Turk's Tooth, Turk's Head Ridge, and the area of jumbled rocks immediately east of Turk's Head. The climbs here are quite good and are much less busy than the Cleo Amphitheater. Turk's Head Ridge is an excellent place to practice your multipitch climbing.

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Ascend the West Bluff Trail from the south. When you get to the Cleo Amphitheater continue northeast on an unmarked trail 200 feet. Descend a gully on the northeast side of Turk's Head. Alternatively, you can descend into the Cleo Amphitheater and walk northeast along the base of the rock wall past Wiessner Wall.

To access Turk's Head Ridge walk along the lakeshore on the Cottage road. Continue about 300 feet past the cottages, then start up the bluff through the woods until you see a long ridge of rock.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Turk's Head

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5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
 10
Turks Tooth
Trad, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 25
Turk's Head
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 9
Belly Flop
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 83
Turk's Head Ridge
Trad 7 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 8
A Point of Balance
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 8
Zor the Mantle
Trad, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 26
The Green Slime
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Turks Tooth
 10
5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c Trad, TR
Turk's Head
 25
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
Belly Flop
 9
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Turk's Head Ridge
 83
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 7 pitches
A Point of Balance
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Zor the Mantle
 8
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, TR
The Green Slime
 26
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
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