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Shared By: Bobby Hanson on Dec 20, 2003 · Updates
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Like most of the stuff around Windy Point, Turret Rocks is a group of towers with climbing on all aspects (read: shade chasing). Moderate trad climbing, and 5.10 to 5.12 sport climbing prevails. For moderate trad, I suggest Jambrosia 5.8** on the tower by the same name, and Rabbit Tracks 5.6***. The latter is especially great for the new leader. I have only done one sport climb there, but they all look great.

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Park at the Windy Point parking area and drop down below the Practice Wall. You can descend directly under the Practice Wall straight toward Turret Rock (which has an obvious "turret" on it) via a short 3rd class section; OR you can go farther west toward the overhanging boulders and drop down there without any 3rd class. After dropping down after the 3rd class, follow the trail down and to the left. When you get to the first big rocks (Bare Ass Rocks), there is a trail down between them toward Turret Rock. This is more of a 3rd-class scramble down a small gully - there is a bolt on the ground just before moving into the gully. After this, Turret Rock is directly in front of you. Note the block on top with two points of contact sporting chains! Jambrosia is directly to your right as you face Turret Rock.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Turret Rock and Environs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 49
Rabbit Tracks
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 18
Jambrosia
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 37
Caterpiller Corner
Trad
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 10
Stealth Made Man
Trad, TR
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 5
Racing The Moon
Trad, Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Rabbit Tracks
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Jambrosia
 18
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Caterpiller Corner
 37
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Stealth Made Man
 10
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Trad, TR
Racing The Moon
 5
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, Sport
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