Turbine, The Wind Tunnel 5.10a

   
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Tuolumne Meadows, California USA

  • Currently 4.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 2-3 hours
Approach time: 25-30 minutes
Descent time: 20-30 minutes
Number of pitches: 1
Height of route: 160'
Overview
FA: Bryan Law, George Ridgley, Denis Morel 8/08

To the right of DAFFy Duck, Turbine is a bolted face with the first three bolts tan camouflaged. The first four bolts are closely spaced, with the crux after the 4th bolt. The 5th bolt is up and left, and the last bolt is up and a bit right. There is a 5.6 runout above the last bolt. Also, beware of a semi-detached flake after the last bolt. 2-bolt anchor. 100

Rack: 6 draws
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  • Rock Climbs of Tuolumne Meadows, by Don Reid and Chris Falkenstein.
Source: SuperTopo Guidebook Staff Last update: August 1, 2012
The Wind Tunnel - Turbine 5.10a - Tuolumne Meadows, California USA. Click to Enlarge
The Dike Route follows the runout line up the white dike on Pywiack Dome.
Photo: Chris McNamara
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