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Routes in Northwest Face

Black Sheep T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Fisherman's Elbow S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Twice As Nice S 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

Description

The northwest face of The Fortress sports fewer lines and sees less activity than the southeast face. The wall is shaded until approximately noon.
Closed to climbing March 15 - June 30 Details

Getting There

Approach the The Fortress using the directions up one level. Upon reaching the toe of the formation trend right in search of an extremely faint or non-existant trail. Hug the formation looking for bolt lines and distinguishing features until reaching your desired route.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Northwest Face

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Tempe, AZ
J tot   Tempe, AZ
As of now, there are more routes on this face than are posted on MP. Jul 27, 2015

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