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Turtle Rock Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.33949, -118.01688 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: hotdogcasserole on Nov 15, 2016
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BETA PHOTO: Turtle rock with routes described.

Description 

Past the dragon flake boulder, further west by about 75 feet, and at the base of "scab slab". This rock looks like a giant turtle.

Getting There 

Follow directions to Dragon Flake boulder, and continue West through a small thicket of trees, through the creek bed, and to the base of some other large rocks (scab slab).

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.5 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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


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Rock Climbing Photo: Nate during the FA of Turtle Neck

Turtle Neck V3 6A  California : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Turtle Rock
Start at the beginning of the patina line that makes up the turtle's 'neck' (same as for Turtle Shell V0). Trend right using sloper/crimpers and cool crystal foot holds along the 'neck', up to the back of the turtle's head. Go up and over through the gap between the shell and the head.As with all problems at HF (and SoCal in general), it is difficult to claim an FA definitively...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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