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Turkey Rock Rock Climbing 

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Turkey Rock sits high upon the hill on the West side of the Upper Boulderfield area; up and left of the Boulderfield parking lot. The climbing faces South and West. Largest formation in the area. It kind of resembles a turkey.

Getting There 

From the Western most parking area for Upper Boulderfield, head up the talus into a notch betweeen Pitbull & Upper Pitbull cliffs. A well worn trail leads to the base of Turkey Rock. 15 - 20 minutes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Turkey Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Turkey Rock:
Right Wing   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
Smoked Turkey   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 155'   
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Featured Route For Turkey Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up pitch 2 from 1st belay.

Right Wing 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Colorado : Independence Pass : ... : Turkey Rock
This is a fun route on super rock. Many options exist to the right of the big cave. All seem to be in the 5.6 range but may require you to build your own belay. This is the standard option, which is equipped with bolted anchors at ever pitch. The second and third pitches are shared by The Nose.P1 - Head up the ledges and cracks to the belay on a large ledge. 60 feet.P2 - Climb up the crack 130 feet to a belay.P3 - Run it out to the top on easy terrain (5.4 or less?) There is a ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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