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The Fortress Rock Climbing 

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Location: 43.5932, -116.1442 View Map  Incorrect?
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A long sandstone block about 10 feet high featuring slabby boulder problems ranging from V0 to V5. Delicate footwork is required on this sandstone slab. It's a good venue to practice or develop footwork. Very exposed to the sun except in early morning and late evening.

Getting There 

At the farthest end of Table Rock. If coming from the top of the mesa follow the trail past the radio towers then veer left at the cliff. You'll see the trail going down into the old quarry area. The Fortress faces the first wall and has easy access from both sides. If you pass the huge bolted block turn around.

Climbing Season

For the Table Rock area.

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Crackerjack V2 5+  Idaho : West Idaho : ... : The Fortress
Climb up the thin face immediately right of The Crystal. The lunge for the top can be hairy if you're not tall. A V3 variation goes without using the Crystal for a handhold....[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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