© ClimbingAway

The Fortress of Solitude

Interesting rock climbing area for routes from 7a to 7c and starting from 8a (french grades).
Best time(s) :
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • Sept.
  • Oct.
  • Nov.
  • Dec.
Aspect(s) : S     Altitude : 2300 m
Approach 60 min steep up hill.    Kids friendly ? foot of the crag reasonable for young kids.

Informations :

Between 25 and 50 routes, from 5.10d to 5.15a.   Bolting : sport climbing
Max Height : 50 m.
Rock : limestone.    Characteristic(s) : steep wall Dévers.    Type(s) of holds : crimps.
Legendary route(s) : 
  • Kryptonite 5.14d first ascent by Tommy Caldwell on MOIS_10 1999. Firsts repeats : Yuji Hirayama (2001), Adam Stack (2003), Dave Graham (2008), Joe Kinder (2008), Jonathan Siegrist (2010).
  • Flex Luthor 5.14d first ascent by Tommy Caldwell on MOIS_01 2003
  • Locations :

    Area : United States, Colorado, Garfield County, Glenwood Springs, New Castle.
    Information  1. Zoom in to get all the rock climbing places 200 km around.
     
    : Bouldering     : Single pitch     : Multi pitches     : Deep water soloing     : Differents kind of climbing
      Rock climbing area GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   39° 41' 19" N Longitude :   107° 34' 5" W    Sexagesimal & Orientation
      Parking lot GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   39° 40' 37" N Longitude :   107° 34' 11" W    Sexagesimal & Orientation
    More coordinates

    Area added by CA
    Paper Guide Books :


    Western Sloper