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Turtle Piss 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
Season: Summer
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Submitted By: ClimbPHX.com on Oct 5, 2007

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turtle piss


This climb was thin but good practice for beginners


Other side of the Y Crack route; Used this route to set up top rope for Y crack...Use obvious cracks in the top for placement of gear as backup



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Ted S. leading past the first bolt
Ted S. leading past the first bolt
At the second bolt.
At the second bolt.
Final moves
Final moves

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By Pete Hickman
From: Tacoma, WA
Nov 18, 2007

Only 2 bolts so it might be a scary lead if you prefer more than one bolt per twenty five feet of cheese grater.
By Ken Isaacson
Mar 12, 2009

My son and I led Turtle yesterday. There are few hand and foot holds making this the hardest 5.6 we have ever climbed. The rock is very granular and it bites into climbing rubber but that means climbing on friction and slicing up finger tips, a psychological strain.
By Geir
From: Tucson, AZ
Sep 1, 2009

Very funny route name! :)
By Sagar Gondalia
From: Golden
Oct 30, 2011
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

This was easy slab climbing. Great and varied holds. Should be no problem for any veteran granite climbers.
By KayLeann
From: Tempe, AZ
Feb 24, 2014

Hardest 5.6 I've ever climbed!
By dave higdon
From: phoenix, Az
Sep 21, 2015

Only my third sport lead, but this is a stiff 5.6...
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