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Routes in Turkey Tail

Acoplopse T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Brush Turkey S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Camera Obscura T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Captain Hook S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Chop, The T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Consternation T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Dark Meat T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dark Side of the Moon T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Double Trouble T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Drumstick Direct T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
East Side Story T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Easy Offwidth T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Eclipse T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
For Turkeys Only T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Gobble This T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Hummingbird Way aka Snively's Crack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
I Turkey/ Resurrection T,S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
In Search of Unicorns T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Inner Reaches T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Jello Party T 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Johnny Lat S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Journey to Ixtlan (1st Pitch) T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Left Side of the Key T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Live Fire T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Make the Cut T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Piece of Cake T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Quiver and Quill T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Rasmussen Crack T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Roofus T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Second Helping T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Shoo Kitty T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Shoobertapotamai Feathers T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Sidewinder T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Snake T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Spider Lady T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Squeeze Chimney T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Termination T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Turkey Turd T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Turkey in the Straw T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Turkey's Delight T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Whimsical Dreams T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Wild Turkey T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Wudamudafuka (1st pitch) T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: Glen Schuler & Kevin Mclaughlin, '92
Page Views: 1,320 total, 14/month
Shared By: Monty on Dec 15, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This is the bolted arete variation to Wudamudafuka. Climbing this is not climbing Wudamudafuka

Start on on the finger crack for Wudamudafuka until it ends on a sloping ramp. Delicately reach out left around the arete and clip your first bolt. Balancy, thin face climbing leads you past 3 more bolts to a thin, perplexing crux getting to a hand jam under a chockstone on Wudamudafuka. Cruise up good jams to 2 coldshuts.

Location

Gobble This is located in the middle of Turkey Tail, right of Whimsical and left of Drumstick. It starts on Wudamudafuka.

Protection

Light rack, a couple mid-large stoppers, 1 of each cams #0.3, #0.4, #0.75, #2, #3, #4, 8-9 draws.

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slim

  5.11d
slim    
  5.11d
You definitely have to switch gears in a hurry, between that brutal slippery layback at the bottom, and the tweaky arete action up high. Makes for a really good route. Dec 17, 2009
Glenn Schuler
Monument, Co.
Glenn Schuler   Monument, Co.
When we did it originally, I thought that the arete moves were a little easier than the initial finger crack section of Wud. I think Wud was rated .11+ so that's what we went with. We did the route again about a year ago and the upper part of the arete seemed harder than I remembered. I fully attribute that to being fat & old - .11+ seems pretty accurate. Dec 17, 2009
Monty
Golden, CO
 
Monty   Golden, CO  
 
I figured it was you guys. Great line, I really love the arete moves. What did you guys originally rate the route? I felt that it was on par with I Turkey, harder crux, but not as sustained. Dec 16, 2009
Glenn Schuler
Monument, Co.
Glenn Schuler   Monument, Co.
Hey Monty, Kevin McLaughlin and I put this variation up back around 1992 I think. Dec 16, 2009
slim

  5.11d
slim    
  5.11d
I think this one is harder than I Turkey/Resurrection. Or maybe I Turkey is easier. Same thing either way. Dec 16, 2009