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The Fortress

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East Face (Central) 
East Face (South) 
Penal Tower 

The Fortress  


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Description 

popular area as it is the first area you get to when you get to the top of the stairs.

Getting There 

from the parking lot walk up the trail, after getting to the top of the stairs you cant miss it. there are four parts to the Fortress: East Face South, East Face Central, The Corridor and Penal Tower.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.4 miles from here

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',7],['5.11',3],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Fortress:
Plum Line   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   East Face (South)
Special Forces   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   East Face (Central)
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Featured Route For The Fortress
Sarah climbing Minor Skirmish.

Minor Skirmish 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  North America : Canada : ... : East Face (Central)
This route is listed as Sport+ but can be easily climbed without gear if you climb onto the ramp to the right near the top to finish. If you are ballsy or have a piece to protect the small crack line in the last 10 feet a direct finish increases the challenge to finish.The start provides a great stemming overhang to pull up into nice face climbing....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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