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Petrified Turtle Buttress

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Petrified Turtle Buttress  


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Submitted By: Andrew Gram on Oct 11, 2012
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Description 

Just past the mouth of Cane Wash is a big buttress with a large tower standing in front of it. The buttress itself currently has one good moderate free route, but more will be coming eventually.

Getting There 

Hike up the trail along the San Rafael River for an hour and a half until you reach the obvious buttress and tower.

Climbing Season



Weather station 20.5 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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Featured Route For Petrified Turtle Buttress
Andrew leading the first ascent.

Cougar Katie 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : Petrified Turtle Buttress
Climb the nicely featured solid slab and slightly less solid crack in the dihedral past 2 bolts to a good ledge. There is still a bit of loose and poor quality rock in the dihedral to be mindful of. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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