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The Fortress

(19 routes)

Large boulders on the way to Wall of Thugs

Type: 
Wall

Large boulders on the way to Wall of Thugs

Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
24
1.02
3X bolts
One or more images in route detail.
  Start on the Rh side of an overhanging arete - a bit tricky but good. This area is seldom climbed on and routes get dirty so a onsight can be tricky.

Simon Middlemass 1991

19
1.02
Natural gear required
  The same start as TI, but carry on up the flake.

Damian Carroll 1991

17
1.02
3X bolts
  1m left of RBGH. Climb L & up to the flake, then move L at the 3rd bolt.

Simon Middlemass 2002

19
1.02
3X bolts
  Climb up trad pro scolloped groove (overhung) move leftwards after 3rd bolt.

Simon Carr 1991

20
1.02
3X bolts
Natural gear required
  Up the steep wall

The Toad 2002

18
1.02
2X bolts
  5m L of PRDD. Near the top of The Fortress to the R of a large roof.

Willie Butler 2002

17
1.02
2X bolts
  4m L of PRDD, at the top of The Fortress.

Willie Butler 1997

18
1.02
Natural gear required
  3m L of PRDD. Ascend the large scollops.

Richard Pearson

16
1.02
Natural gear required
  At the South East corner of The Fortress. Follow the jugs just L of the arete.
18
1.02
2X bolts
  Bulge to L of an overhang.
19
1.02
2X bolts
  Starts at the highest part of the roof. Follow the scollop R-wards to the rap stn.

Luke Newnham 1995

19
1.02
4X bolts
  Climb through the overhung wall at the widest place, trending R-wards at the start, finihing over the lip.

Margot Harkness 1995

19
1.02
  3m R of BDO, trending L to the BDO rap stn.
22
0
6X bolts
  6m R & downhill from L. Climb bulge & face.
22
0
6X bolts
  Start behind a punga tree.
22
0
6X bolts
  5m R & down from the punga tree. Climb through scoop, the head R past 3B then back L onto the face.
22
0
7X bolts
  Start up WaEt, head R-wards to the arete.

Willie Butler 1998

21
1.02
  Climb faint grooveon the R of overhangs.

Willie Butler 1996

17
1.02
4X bolts
Natural gear required
  At the bootm of the hill, there is a large scoop. Move up & R-wards onto the face.

Wilie Butler 1996

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