Cochise Dome (What's My Line Dome)
Cochise Stronghold Campground and "Cochise Trail" Boulders
Poncho and Lefty
Worm Dome, Tsef Naeb, and Murray Canyon
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The East Stronghold is accessed from Dragoon Road (exit 318 from I-10). It includes a number of excellent climbing areas, the most impressive of which is the Rockfellow Group. Note that much of this area is subject to seasonal closures. These closures have been detailed on the main page for Cochise. Please respect the closures.
From Tucson take I-10 east to exit 318.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Stronghold:
What's My Line Direct 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13 Trad, 4 pitches, 400' Cochise Dome (What's My Lin...
Days of Future Passed 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b PG13 Trad, 4 pitches, 400' Rockfellow Group : End Pinnacle
Welcome to the Machine 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, Sport, 5 pitches, 400' Rockfellow Group : End Pinnacle
Unknown (L of Endgame) 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Sport, 5 pitches, 580' Rockfellow Group : End Pinnacle
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What's My Line Direct 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13 AZ : Cochise Stronghold : ... : Cochise Dome (What's My Lin...
While often cited as a "R" route, the first pitch has some options.The best approach is via the right side of the dome (the main decent gully). Hike/scramble up past the large pine tree adjacent to the rock outcrop that sits against the right side base of the wall. Above the tree about 50', traverse left to the platform block at the base of the wall. What's My Line direct original (was 5.9R, now sporting a bolt 10/09), is down about 15' along past the trunk of a tree and out a ledge system 25'. ...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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