American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing
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The Fortress, The Siege

California, Sequoia National Park

  • Climbs And Expeditions
  • Climb Year: 2012
  • Publication Year: 2013

In fall 2012, Daniel Jeffcoach, Vitaliy Musiyenko, and Tom Ruddy established a new route, The Siege (1,000’, IV 5.10c A0), on a formation known as the Fortress. This wall is located in Sequoia National Park, six miles from Paradise Ridge trailhead at an elevation of ca 7,693’. The team noted no known history of other routes on the wall and said potential exists for more climbs.

From a report at

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