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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.
Approach as for the Wedge and Wave Boulders and then head slightly southeast to find the obvious formation.
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Turnbuckle V1 5 CA : 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 CA
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