Fortress Mountain


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Friday, September 13, 2013 to Sunday, September 15, 2013
Summit Elevation (m): 
3,020
Summit Elevation (ft): 
9,909
Elevation Gain (m): 
2000
Total Distance (km): 
60.00
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 4 : you fall, you are almost dead
Difficulty Notes: 

Avoidable crux on ascent involved some very steep and exposed scrambling - avoided on descent by traversing under the summit ridge instead of on it but this increases risk of rockfall incidents.

Map
Trip Report

After a successful summit bid on Catacombs Mountain we woke up on Saturday with lots of energy to tackle our next objective - crossing two passes before attempting to summit Fortress Mountain via her southwest slopes. 

 


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Comments

Wow! First group to expose the summit register to daylight since '98...way to go! Finally got a chance to read this report (at work) and really enjoyed it. My friends who live in New York, from Jasper, really like your website. Awesome pics as usual.

Peace

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