The huge outcropping of rock that is located on the north side of the canyon.
Park right before the bridge crossing the carson river. The fortress will be on your right. Hike up the ridge line just above the boulder field.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Fortress:
The Perfect Lie Back 5.8 Trad, 60 feet
Sun Wall Left 5.10c Trad, TR, 1 pitch
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Sun Wall Left 5.10c CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : The Fortress
This beautiful and sustained finger crack follows a awkward offwidth crack into a clean splinter finger crack up a smooth head wall. With pefect finger locks and lye backs, this is by far one of the best cracks i have done!!!There are 2 ways of doing this climb which are:1. Start from the left and traverse to the right into the finger crack2. Or take the direct start on the tricky offwidth that makes the 10c grade pretty stiff. Though definitly the best choice if ur up for a challenge....[more] Browse More Classics in CA