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Jack's Fortress

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BETA PHOTO: The west face of Jack's.
Climbing is prohibited until further notice.

Description 

Jack's Fortress is a detached fin of granite that offers excellent rock quality and great exposure.


Getting There 

It is located ~ 1/2 mile west of the Sun Tower formation on the north side of CO Highway 141. Approach is 15-20 minutes across private land. Talk to land owner if you wish to access these climbs.


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Frontal Assault 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c  CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Jack's Fortress
Climb fingers and stem in a left facing corner to a ledge where a flake can be reached. Climb hands and fingers up the flake with nice exposure to a small roof. Pass the roof on the left via fingers/hands to a small ledge (optional belay). Move up and right via hands in a crack that cuts through the entire fin. Surmount the pillar and move left to a couple of airy hand jams to the summit (5.9-, 115 ft). ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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The prow and blank east face of Jack's.
The prow and blank east face of Jack's.
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