All Locations > Arizona > Southern Arizona > Cochise Stronghold > West Stronghold > Ghost Dome (AKA Infinity Dome)
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|Type:||Trad, 300 ft, 3 pitches, Grade II|
|FA:||Andrew Megas-Russell and Craig Muderlak (at least we think)|
|Page Views:||862 total · 12/month|
|Shared By:||cmudy on Feb 2, 2012|
|Admins:||Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick|
DescriptionThis Route is located on Ghost Dome at Cochise Stronghold, Arizona.
P1 - 5.9/100ft - A beautiful 100 ft. crack system of varying size ending at some chicken heads immediately below a low-angle roof. Build an anchor below the roof for pitch one with small gear.
P2- 5.10- 80ft, Work through the crux pulling over the roof and into a beautiful finger crack. Follow the crack for about 80 feet, then trend right to a large ledge. After getting to the ledge, traverse left for about 15 feet via a horizontal crack system. Build an anchor with large cams. below obvious chicken heads.
P3 - 5.9+, ~75ft. Pull through steep face above on massive delicate chicken heads for about 15 ft. Campus/mantle out left around arête to gain a small stance. Climb the shallow right facing corner above which is protected by gear and two bolts. Belay on ledge above using small cams in a crack left of a bush.
P4 - 5th class, 40ft. To gain summit, climb unprotected 5.easy slab above using good edges. If the second feels uncomfortable soloing up behind the leader, a belay could be built on the backside of the summit in a shallow horizontal crack with a couple large cams. The rap bolts could potentially be used as an optional anchor, although the bolts are placed far back.