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Two Women Alone

This route is located in the Southern Region at Bronaugh Wall

Take the Scary Out of Life

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Like a Turtle 5.11b (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Julia Fain in 2005
Length: 55ft
Bolts: 7 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Move down the hill 15 feet right from Two Women Alone. Boulder through the start to reach large plates. Crank up to an iron oxide turtle head then continue up through ledges and crimps to a bulge. Pull through the bulge to reach a good rest then shoot for the anchors.
Moves: Plates
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: RRGCC

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4.17 stars (75 votes)
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5.11b (66 votes)

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Submitted by: ghuffster
Date: Apr 7th, 2018

Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Apr 9th, 2006


ray said on April 3rd, 2006
This line is pretty damn cool. The waterfall in the background along with the nice movement made for a great experience at the end of the day.
Anonymous said on April 3rd, 2006
This route's name is "Like a Turtle", the FA is Julia Fain, 2004. The original rating was 11b. Thanks, Shannon
the lurkist said on April 20th, 2006
another classic tech/edge route. It doesn't get much better.
Green3 said on July 25th, 2006
good line, til you hit the beach
Power2U said on October 31st, 2006
Great climb, much better movement than it's neighbor.
the lurkist said on March 21st, 2007
aka "Dude Watching"
pigsteak said on November 26th, 2007
wow..what a gem in the hidden corner. get on it...thanks for the FA Julie!
dustonian said on April 13th, 2010
awesome route!
yarrrrbian said on March 15th, 2011
Great route! Good movement till a bouldery crux and finish. Well bolted. One of my favorites!
tyler.yarbrough said on April 2nd, 2011
This line has it all, jugs to plates to crimps to pockets to slopers. It's techy, it's bouldery, it's pumpy, it rocks. Just make sure that you stick clip the first bolt, that would be a bad fall onto some sharp rocks.
Josephine said on April 6th, 2011
i really liked the no-hands rest at the bolt under the turtle. the top part was a bit more technical for me and having the ability to sit and rest before i tackled it sure was nice!
nik said on May 8th, 2012
awesome route! as someone mentioned above, it's got everything! loved the sequence up top that starts with a decent-sized move to a slopey rail but also loved the undercling move down low. just a fun route. climb it.
bcircell said on October 8th, 2013
Super fun route, with a little bit of everything.
Spikeddem said on May 5th, 2014
This route is so rad.
Raiden said on November 16th, 2015
Blew me away - the best route of its grade I've done at the Red.
Chiyram said on October 29th, 2018
This route is awesome! Great movement and the crux throws some spice in. If you get to the turtlehead and go out left, you are going around the crux and I would say the route is easier than 11b. The crux is fun, don't cheat your self.