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Routes in Turkey Rock

Brain Cramps T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Chopping Block T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Curving Crack Variation T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Dash and Thrangle T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Direct Hit T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
Eastern Front, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Fiend, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Finger Lickin' Good T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Glen's Pancake T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gobbler's Grunt T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Great White Crime T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
In Style, Out of Fashion T,S,TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c X
Jump Start T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Little Edward's Little Overhang T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Nightime Madness T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Northern Comfort T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Rastafarian T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Route 902 T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Satyr's Asshole T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Second Coming T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Southern Comfort T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Stewart's Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Straw Turkey T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
That's All You Get For Five Bucks T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Tofonareeker T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Tryptophane T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R
Turkey Shoot T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Vanishing Point T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Wild Fire T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Trad, TR, 30 ft
FA: downclimbed since the 1970s, Bradley Potter, Erin DeMarco?
Page Views: 633 total · 23/month
Shared By: Bradley Potter on Nov 9, 2015
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This route is pretty fun if you are not trying to have a serious day of climbing or want to have a good first lead climb. There are a series of cracks that range from fingers to hands depending on which crack you take. The adjacent wall and corner provide plenty of opportunities to stem. I started on the left crack and finished on the right.

There are two "variations", like I said this is probably the most laid back route in Turkey Rock. If it was longer, it would be a four star route, ha.

Location

This very short route is to the climbers left of Dash and Thrangle. From the top of Dash and Thrangle, you can set up a TR on the multi-sling rap anchor. Please be courteous of other climbers though, because this rap anchor is shared with Dash and Thrangle and the first pitch of Gobble Grunt. This route can basically be climbed as long as there are no other parties rappelling.

Protection

A 0.4, 0.75, and #2 (one of each) is really all you need - if that. There are good places for nuts, too.

As you can tell in the photo, I sewed it up primarily for the fun of it.

Photos

Yeah, this short pitch has been climbed since at least 1971 to access the ledge above to climb Gobbler's Grunt and Reinhold Messner's Delight. Nov 27, 2015
Ron Pivo
Westcreek
Ron Pivo   Westcreek
This is the downclimb from the top of the first pitch of Gobbler's Grunt (as well as the Gobblers Grunt Direct Start, and Dash & Thrangle). Not a FA...solo downclimbed by multitudes since 1976.... Nov 12, 2015
Bradley Potter
Durango, Colorado
 
Bradley Potter   Durango, Colorado
 
Ha sorry, I didn't have time to finish the post. Enjoy Nov 12, 2015
Glenn Schuler
Monument, Co.
Glenn Schuler   Monument, Co.
Well, for 5 bucks you would think we could at least get a route description? Nov 10, 2015

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