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Turtle Egg Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: toddgordon Gordon on Jun 8, 2010
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Description 

This is the large pile of boulders to the SE of Turtle Rock. There are about a half dozen routes here, and all or most all of them were put up by local Joshua Tree residents. The rock is grainy, the descents tricky, and the climbs are tricky too. Info on these climbs is in Rock Climbs of Hidden Valley 3rd Ed. Al Bartlett 2004 supplement. Climbs.

Terrapin Station 5.6 PG
Swaddling 5.5 PG
A Fine Nine 5.9 PG
Harvest 5.9 PG
No Waiver Needed 5.8 PG
Sign Your Waiver 5.6 PG/R

Getting There 

You can hike there from Turtle Rock, or from the main road just as you drive from Intersection Rock towards Cap and Ryan.

Climbing Season

For the Real Hidden Valley Vicinity area.

Weather station 10.7 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['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 Gropinator 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Turtle Egg
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