Ol' Western Peak Rock Climbing
Ol' Western is a prominent peak that stands out in this particular area of the stronghold. It rises out from behind the established domes Naiches nest and trad rock.
If you are driving around there you can't miss this peak.
To get to the base of the climb, you have to choose the easiest way to go around the ridge that separates trad rock area and Ol' western peak.
Follow a nice trail for 5 to 10 minutes and traverse over boulder fields and small drainages to the EAST. Once you cross that ridge and are on the major drainage that leads to the peak, follow it for one or 2 hours depending on route finding skills and you will find Glory.
Climbing Season For the West Stronghold area.
Weather station 5.6 miles from here
1 Total Climbing Routes
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Featured Route For Ol' Western Peak
Thorns, Jugs and Glory 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a AZ
: Cochise Stronghold
: ... : Ol' Western Peak
Follow directions on how to get to the peak. Options for first pitch are to go up low angle bushy ramp for 60m or choose a line to the right of it.Next pitch starts on the right side of the main face at a massive chickenhead that is 5 feet off the ground. Follow chickenheads and nice cracks of all sizes until you get to a big ledge with boulders. (90ft)Go up squeeze off width and sling some jugs. follow low angle cracks with more chickenheads to the top (100ft)...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ