Smith Wall has south-facing and north-northeast-facing buttresses and encompasses the Jack's Fortress formation. The rock is a combination of metamorphics and granitic pegmatites. Typical of Unaweep the rock quality is hit and miss.
Climbing here is prohibited until further notice.
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Frontal Assault 5.9- 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