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The Fortress

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The Fortress  

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Elevation: 4,700'
Location: 39.32525, -120.6488 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: mike carville on Feb 18, 2013

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Steep blocky cliff above Steel Monkey Wall (next terrace up). This area stays in the shade till late afternoon.

Getting There 

Steep blocky cliff above Steel Monkey Wall (next terrace up). Refer to main Emeralds page (Photos)

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.0 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Fortress:
Solar Winds   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   
Charlee and the Stick Factory   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 70'   
Shadows on the Earth   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 70'   
Sun Burn   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 55'   
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Guide to the Emeralds. Page 2
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By Kelley Gilleran
From: Sacramento, Ca
May 19, 2014
What is the name of the climb that is to the right of shadows on the earth?
By Kelley Gilleran
From: Sacramento, Ca
May 23, 2014
Yes there are bolts on the face around the corner to the right of shadows.
By mike carville
May 28, 2014
no idea???
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