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Turret right - 5.5

Average Rating = 2.00/5 Average Rating : 2.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 22
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Rock (Trad)
G
1
medium to large cams
100
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 1.00/5
  Rock Quality 1.00/5
  Scenery 2.00/5
  Fun Factor 1.00/5

Description:

The Turret is a large pillar immediately to the left of the Hippo Wall. The route is easy scrambling up blocks and past a bush or two till about 20 feet from the summit. In this last section, good crack in the corner offers lieback opportunities, and good footholds on either wall offer stemming options. Going up the center of the Turret offers 5.7 face climbing at the bottom and easier climbing up top. The left side of the Turret is a 5.6 squeeze chimney called the Fart.

Descent Options:

IMPORTANT NOTE: I FOUND ALL OF THE WEBBING AT THE BLOCKS TO BE DAMAGED (MOST LIKELY BY RODENTS). I CUT OUT THE DAMAGED SECTIONS AND RETIED THE WEBBING, BUT IT WILL LIKELY BE DAMAGED AGAIN AND WHAT WAS THERE WAS GETTING OLD 5 DEC 2011. There are quick l

Submitted by: fresnoflats on 2009-01-16
Last Modified: 2011-12-08
Views: 452
Route ID: 97633

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: sgreer on 2009-04-20 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Dirty

climbed the right side with C. Hawkins.

Added: 2009-04-20