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Turnbuckle Rock Rock Climbing 

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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

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['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 past the crux on Turnbuckle (V1), Joshua Tre...

Turnbuckle V1 5  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Turnbuckle Rock
Start with both hands in a high undercling/lieback flake and smeared feet, shorter people will be at a disadvantage here, to work into the undercling then make a reach over the lip for a grainy flake and finish with an easy mantle. An easy descent is found on the opposite (east) side of the boulder.Rated V3 in the JT Bouldering guide, but this problem seems much easier than that and doesn't compare to similarly rated problems....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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