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Elevation: 4,170 ft
GPS: 34.01001, -116.16633
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Shared By: Adam Stackhouse on May 31, 2010
Admins: Greg Opland, C Miller, Gunkswest, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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This part of Turtle Rock encompasses the south end of the formation and includes the sheltered and steep corridor of Turtle Rock. In this corridor, some prized but hard Joshua Tree sport climbs can be found, ranging from 5.9 to 5.14.

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To reach the Southern Formation, walk around the far right side of the rock past the Pillars of Pain, then turn left. For further access to the corridor veer slightly left through boulders to reach the base of the South face.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Turtle Rock - South Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Sexy Sadye
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 61
Satanic Mechanic
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 12
Desert Shield
Sport
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Sexy Sadye
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Satanic Mechanic
 61
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Desert Shield
 12
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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