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Routes in Turnbuckle Rock

Turnbuckle V1 5
Turnbuckle Arete V-easy 3
Turnbuckle Descent V-easy 3
Turnbuckle Left Arete V2-3 5+
Turnbuckle Slab V-easy 3
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Type: Boulder, 12 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: C Miller on Nov 7, 2008
Admins: C Miller, Greg Opland, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Climb the short but sweet slab (5.6) via some balancy smears on good rock. This would be a good problem to learn balance and movement and is also useful as a descent.

  • This problem isn't listed in the Joshua Tree Bouldering Guide but is an obvious line with some good moves that's worth a go when in the area.


South face of the boulder and just right of a bush.




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Henry Holub
Altus, Ok
Henry Holub   Altus, Ok
I really liked this problem for the simple fact that it gave me some level of confidence and a feeling of success as a new climber. I'm not going to say that its worth going out of the way for if you regularly climb at a higher level, but if you're new (or taking someone who is) this is a good route to experience some level of challenge and success. Nov 10, 2015

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