Elevation: 6,153 ft
GPS: 31.927, -109.978 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: James DeRoussel on Dec 13, 2008
Admins: Jared LaVacque, Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Brian Boyd
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Description

The Rockfellow Group is the crown jewel of Cochise Stronghold.

Comprised of several large domes and spires, the Rockfellow Group hosts many of the areas most classic and stellar routes. The major formations of the Rockfellow Group from north to south are End Pinnacle, Chay Desa Tsay, Rockfellow Dome, and Bastion Towers. Two smaller, more detached spires rise at the south end of the group. Hawk Pinnacle to the west, and Lost Tower to the east.

This entire area is closed seasonally for raptor nesting.

Getting There

The Rockfellow Group is easy to access from either the east or west. From the east, starting at the boulder in the road, head up the main drainage until it flattens out, head up a side drainage to the left, and then up the slabs until you can make your way to the saddle north of Rockfellow. From the west, follow the Cochise trail for about a mile, then drop into the main drainage. Follow the drainage until you are between Cochise Dome and Rockfellow.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Rockfellow Group

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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 76
Inner Passage (aka Interiors)
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 114
Forest Lawn
Trad 3 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
 15
Poetry in Motion
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 199
Endgame
Trad 5 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 113
Days of Future Passed
Trad 4 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b X
 5
Devoid
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 46
Welcome to the Machine
Trad, Sport 5 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 46
Pair a Grins
Trad, Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 106
Abracadaver
Trad 6 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 28
Unknown (L of Endgame) (AKA All'…
Sport 5 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 22
The Long, Strange Trip
Trad, Sport 6 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
 7
Great Gig in the Sky
Trad 3 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 11
The Maw
Trad 3 pitches
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a R
 29
Sound of One Hand Thrashing
Trad 5 pitches
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b R
 10
Jabberwocky
Trad, Sport 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Inner Passage (aka Interiors) Rockfellow Dome
 76
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Forest Lawn Bastion Towers
 114
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Poetry in Motion End Pinnacle
 15
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad 3 pitches
Endgame End Pinnacle
 199
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 5 pitches
Days of Future Passed End Pinnacle
 113
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad 4 pitches
Devoid Chey Desa Tsay > SE Face
 5
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b X Trad 3 pitches
Welcome to the Machine End Pinnacle
 46
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 5 pitches
Pair a Grins Bastion Towers
 46
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Abracadaver Rockfellow Dome
 106
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 6 pitches
Unknown (L of Endgame) (AKA… End Pinnacle
 28
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport 5 pitches
The Long, Strange Trip Rockfellow Dome
 22
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport 6 pitches
Great Gig in the Sky End Pinnacle
 7
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R Trad 3 pitches
The Maw Bastion Towers
 11
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad 3 pitches
Sound of One Hand Thrashing Rockfellow Dome
 29
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a R Trad 5 pitches
Jabberwocky Rockfellow Dome
 10
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b R Trad, Sport 4 pitches
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