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Fortress, Lower  Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,500'
Location: 38.9091, -105.472 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Mike Howard on Jul 20, 2011
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This is a southwest-facing, secluded cliff with the Canyon Classic crack in the center of the main face. It is well protected from wind and weather and shaded in the summer mornings.

Getting There 

It is a 15 minute hike up from Spillway Campground site number 11. Follow an eroded trail north to traverse under main wall of lower Fortress in the shade of large ponderosa pines.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.8 miles from here

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