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Turret 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Old School
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Submitted By: Tradoholic on Oct 4, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Vince at the start.

Description 

A blank looking face above leads to feature that seem to come out of nowhere!

Location 

South face of the Turret. Follow the left crack until it disappears and follow the corner to the top.

Protection 

Trad.


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By Doug Hemken
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Dec 3, 2012

Gear to about 2 inches.

As usual, the crux is at the start. It protects well. Just beyond, there is an ancient piton left of the corner. From there, the climbing is fairly easy although the best holds will not be obvious. There are also 1 - 2 strategic horizontal seams for gear that are hard to spot from the ground.

Hard to set a nice TR on this one: sling the block or use a good horizontal 4 feet down. Either way, a TR kind of cheats the climber of the last satisfying move.