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Vortex Tower Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 200'
Location: 31.92841, -109.97991 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Dj telle on Jan 7, 2017
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Description 

Free standing formation between WML and Rockfellow group. The vortex offers an awesome summit with great views of the stronghold. From the info I gathered, Fred Beckey climbed this many years back and left some historical hardware on the tower.

Getting There 

Go towards Rockfellow group or Whats my line dome. It is in the middle of the two.

Climbing Season

For the East Stronghold area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Beckey Route 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0  Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : ... : Vortex Tower
1. Starts on S SW side of the formation. First pitch goes up some low angle rock to a bolt about 35 ft up. Clip the bolt and move left to another bolt. Move up, get the nuts out and cinch em on the 3/8 inch original bolts from the FA. Bring lots of slings on this pitch as it will zig zag a bit. Belay on ledge. (.10)2. Move belay up to another ledge about 20 ft up. There is an old anchor bolt that could be backed up.3. Great technical pitch, the crux is short but a little spicy pulling .11 m...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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