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Description

Beautiful curved orange wall just past the strong room. Some routes stay dry in the rain.

Ethic inherited from Fort Knox

Fort Knox is a sport Crag. There are a few trad lines or mixed routes and theses are marked as such but in general you can have a great day with a handful of quickdraws and a rope.

Routes

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first bolt of TVLJ then step left and up to anchors

Powerful & pumpy, well worth doing. Climb the arete, 4 bolts to lower off

FA: Ben Christian, 1996

Variant finish to WMV, go left at fourth bolt past a fifth and up to chain.

FA: Ben Christian, 1997

Up wall past 4 bolts, hard moves at top. Originally graded at 26.

FA: Ben Christian, 1996

Start as for elders have wisdom then up left to anchors for WMV

Up orange wall tending right to anchors on JW

FA: M. Schmidt, 1997

Climbs Black Arete on left of wall. Fun pockets at start then edges up high. Direct start from ground or traverse in from ledge

FA: S Hawkshaw

A tribute. Great moves, deceptively pumpy, left hand edge of ledge. Can be started from ground now. REBOLTED FEB 14

FA: Jeff Gracie, 1997

up wall just right of the Malloy.

FA: R Ferguson & G Ferguson

Start 5m right of TM, off ledge and up past the crack on NP to bulge and past 4 bolts to lower off.

FA: Gordon Low, 1997

Starts under obvious overhung Scoop at top of wall. Anchor and final bolt replaced July 2011

FA: Unknown, 2000

Start as for HOC or there is an optional direct start. Up wall to mantle ledge and anchor under roof.

FA: S Hawkshaw

Start under block. Optional first bolt clip or skip it. Up orange face to anchors under roof. Could be extension through roof.

FA: S Hawkshaw, 2011

Start under obvious pocket. Up Past 2 original fixed hangers then straight up steep wall past 3 RB's to anchor.

FA: Stephen Hawkshaw, 2011

Two FH's protect moves through the pockets to join original route.

FA: Gareth Lewellin & Aaron Jones

The middle of the Alcove, monkey up on big holds until suddenly… there's nothing… much. Don't cheat by traversing right. 5 bolts.

FA: Gordon Low, 1997

Simply great. Campus start if you’re short. Power up past 7 bolts to chain and possible small cam in horizontal break near the top.

FA: Gordon Low, 1997

The corner at the right hand end. Up the corner on natural gear, clip bolt before huge move. Head left to anchors.

FA: Jeff Gracie, 1997

Start as for 'Kanoon', then tend right and up thin wall to anchor

FA: Ben Christian, 1997

Start as for first 4 bolts on Bourbon Street but then continue right to the arete past 2 ring bolts and back left to anchor.

FA: S Hawkshaw, 2012

Direct start for PMOBS, 1 bolt to join main route.

FA: James Scarborough, 1999

Starts at end of ledge 50m past bourbon street. Climb tree to gain over hanging belay ledge. Up flake then out left to gain arête and up airily to anchors on ledge.

FA: S Hawkshaw, 2012

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