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The Turret Rock Climbing 


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Location: 48.62763, -119.44422 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: The Turret from the south

Description 

The northernmost cliff in the Middle Crag - very enticing with a great variety of features. The main face is divided into right and left sides for this guide, and there is also a hidden sub-area of short cliffs on the NE side - the delightful Hideaway.

A couple of rattlers were seen on the big edge at the base of the South face - mid February of 2015 - so it is likely there is a den near by - be careful!

Getting There 

From the Lower Crag head up and east and turn left after crossing through the fence and climb to the top of the hill.

Climbing Season

For the Okanogan area.

Weather station 9.7 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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THE MOON SHINES BRIGHT 5.9 *** 60’ F (9b)Begin at the left end of the face left of the prominent detached short arete. Climb directly up to the chains over the top. A steep start with excellent holds leads to an easier middle (highly featured face left of the pack-rat nest) and the high crux....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Turret from the south
BETA PHOTO: The Turret from the south
Rock Climbing Photo: The Turret from the SE
BETA PHOTO: The Turret from the SE
Rock Climbing Photo: The Turret from the SW
BETA PHOTO: The Turret from the SW

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