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Turnbuckle Rock Rock Climbing 

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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Dec 9, 2007
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Turnbuckle Rock. Photo by Blitzo.


This small boulder is located just southeast of the Wave and Wedge Boulders and popular for Turnbuckle (V1), it's namesake problem on the west face.

Getting There 

Approach as for the Wedge and Wave Boulders and then head slightly southeast to find the obvious formation.

Climbing Season

For the Turtle Rock Circuit area.

Weather station 10.5 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Turnbuckle Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Turnbuckle Rock:
Turnbuckle   V1 5     Boulder, 12'   
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Featured Route For Turnbuckle Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Jeffy on the Turnbuckle Arete (V-easy), Joshua Tre...

Turnbuckle Arete V-easy 3  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Turnbuckle Rock
Start right of Turnbuckle and lieback up the curving arete to a rounded mantle finish - probably about 5.9 in difficulty. An easy downclimb is found on the backside (East face) of the boulder.* This problem isn't listed in the Joshua Tree Bouldering Guide but is an obvious line with some good moves that's worth a go when in the area....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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