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Large boulder in the center of Middle Earth. Can be identified by large ledge that runs climbers left along the base when facing up hill. There is a nice finger crack that runs up this face above the ledge. The ledge itself has a good problem and is usually coated with chalk.

Getting There 

Uphill from Wall, Razor/Bandaid groups. Boulder H on Adirondack Rock topos. Take right heard path from Troll/Gate and then uphill herd path that heads off left past Wall boulder.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.1 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['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 Fortress:
Meat and Potatoes   V1 5     Boulder   
Pop or Drop   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   
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Sit start at left end of large ledge at base of boulder. Left hand on a sloping rail, right hand sidepull. Traverse left along the ledge till it ends then up to the topout. Good finger locks along the way....[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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