Rockfellow Group as seen from the top of Cochise D...
The Rockfellow Group is the crown jewel of Cochise Stronghold.
Comprised of several large domes and spires, the Rockfellow Group hosts many of the areas most classic and stellar routes. The major formations of the Rockfellow Group from north to south are End Pinnacle, Chay Desa Tsay, Rockfellow Dome, and Bastion Towers. Two smaller, more detached spires rise at the south end of the group. Hawk Pinnacle to the west, and Lost Tower to the east.
This entire area is closed seasonally for raptor nesting.
The Rockfellow Group is easy to access from either the east or west. From the east, starting at the boulder in the road, head up the main drainage until it flattens out, head up a side drainage to the left, and then up the slabs until you can make your way to the saddle north of Rockfellow. From the west, follow the Cochise trail for about a mile, then drop into the main drainage. Follow the drainage until you are between Cochise Dome and Rockfellow.
Weather station 5.9 miles from here
26 Total Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Days of Future Passed 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
: Cochise Stronghold
: ... : End Pinnacle
Another Rockfellow classic. This is located on End Pinnacle on the west side of the area. Approach by skirting around the formation to the right from the approach. The climb is the first crack to the left of the large chimney separating End Pinnacle from the rest of the formation. Thanks to Scott Ayers for correcting some of my faulty memories.Pitch 1: The crack doesn't quite reach the ground so you have to start to the left, up to a bolt, and then traverse right to the main crack. Dependin...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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By Angel Mangual
From: Sierra Vista, AZ
Nov 14, 2013
A good anecdote I learned this past weekend is that ironically the Rockfellows are known by local ranchers, artist, and non-climbers as "El Capitan"