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Northwest Face Rock Climbing
|GPS:||32.432, -110.799 Google Map · Climbing Map|
|Shared By:||Hendrixson on Jul 21, 2014|
|Admins:||Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick|
DescriptionThe 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
This area is closed March 15 - June 30 for peregrine falcon nesting.
Getting ThereApproach 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.
Classic Climbing Routes at Northwest Face
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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