Fortification Hill
January 6, 2018

Fortification Hill as seen from a highpoint along Kingman Wash Road

Starting the hike up the ridge

Now at the final ramp below the cliffs

This is the "scramble" section of the climb. Above this, there's a thin trail along a ledge in the cliffs

Now on the plateau top, hiking to the summit ahead

Almost there

Just a little more

The summit cairn

North view of the Muddy Mountains, I think

Lake Mead, looking west

Zoom of the Hoover Dam and the bridge

East view, Mount Wilson

The ledge part as I hike down

Now looking down the scramble part

The trail follows the spine of this ridge

Shot of the cliffs

West part of the "hill"

East part, with the route-trail



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