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Routes in Turkey Perch

Alligator Skin (aka Cold Turkey) T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Bloody Englishman T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Easy Chimney T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Gobble Up T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gobbler's Cobbler, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Honky Jam Ass Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Lack Crack (originally entered as Moderate 2) T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Left Handed Jew T,TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Liquid Acrobat T,TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R
Mark of Zorro T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Moderate 2 (originally entered as Lack Crack) T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Moderate 1 T,TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Phist Full of Turkey TR 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Ragger Bagger T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Reefer Madness T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sangaphogos aka Easy Off-Width T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Short and Sweet V2 5+
Steppenwolf T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Stiff, Little Fingers S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Turkey Sandwich T,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Wet Turkey aka Turkey Perch Offwidth T,TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Wide Chimney T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Type: Trad, TR, 45 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: James on Nov 18, 2008
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Start up a thin crack (crux) to a small overhang. Step over the overhang to wider cracks and slabbing above. I enjoyed the bottom half. The upper half is a little dirty. Not a bad climb if the popular climbs are busy.

Location

Scramble up the boulders to the east end of the Perch (past Left Handed Jew). Locate a semi-circular crack (this route is Circle Jerk). Lack Crack starts up the right side of Circle Jerk. You can either start in a hole below the crack or walk around a boulder to start at the crack. To descend scramble up, walk right then scramble down boulders to your start.

Protection

Standard rack plus #4 & #5 cams to sew it up. Small gear will work for a belay/top rope anchor.

Photos

This is actually Moderate #2. Lack Crack and Moderate #2 names should switch on this site as they're backwards. Oct 27, 2013