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d. The Fortress Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 1,191'
Location: 41.74466, -74.21484 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: JSH, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: JSH on May 13, 2013
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BETA PHOTO: Fortress area, Dickie Barre


This area extends from the Clamshell rightwards to the other huge imposing ceiling that's close to the blue trail. The Fortress features steep rock and mostly difficult lines.

Getting There 

Dickie Barre

Climbing Season

For the Peterskill area.

Weather station 3.8 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Undertoe 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13  New York : The Gunks : ... : d. The Fortress
Start near slanting slab on ground below the huge imposing roof. Climb initial unprotected, but relatively easy moves up to the roof seam for your first piece. Good pro traversing left to turn roof at its' left edge. After traversing further out left from under the roof, look for last gear opportunity before trending up right to crux section. From letter box, move up right to climb directly above roof corner gaining horizontal with gear above (crux) then finish on easier ground to top....[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

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Rock Climbing Photo: in the Fortress area of Dickie Barre
in the Fortress area of Dickie Barre
Rock Climbing Photo: John about to pull the fun roof
BETA PHOTO: John about to pull the fun roof

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