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Big Boulder, just a bit downhill from Temple of Kali. Alabama Hills, CA.


Member Since: Mar 1, 2008
Last Visit: 16 hours ago
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Location: CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : Castle Rocks : Castle Rock Spire : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Apr 21, 2010

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Comments: Crux pitch. Pretty good butt shot no? I was pretty busy belaying Kris on this pitch but I broke out the camera anyway. The goal is to get to the roof, turn it to the left and continue up a nice bit of 5.9 to a way cool belay spot.


Location: CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : Castle Rocks : Castle Rock Spire : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Apr 21, 2010

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Comments: This one shows the regular route. You traverse in from the left, or do some easy pitches to get to the last tree. You climb up to the flake on the left side. Then you tunnel through a cave formed by the flake and drop down to a very exposed belay stance on the right side of it. The crux is the right facing book, 5.11b, off hands mo-fo jamming. We then went up a 5.9 stemming/crack to a stance with a historic bolt. The next pitch is long and goes up trending to the left, thin gear can be found, it... more >>


Location: CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : Castle Rocks : Castle Rock Spire : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Apr 21, 2010

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Comments: I was surprised to find zero camping spots at the base of CRS. It is all tilted. Some parties bivi way down the gully, using the trail as a sleeping spot! That is about 1,000 vert down hill. We looked around and discovered this spot on the Fin. To find it, look to your left when your standing at the start of the ice chute/gully. Some 5.4 up some ramps, cracks, go up about 150 feet. Good sleeping for 4 people, the bear was not able to get up to us.


Location: CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : Castle Rocks : Castle Rock Spire : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Apr 21, 2010

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Comments: The prize. After a few hours hiking in the jungle the spire is still a long ways away.


Location: CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : Castle Rocks : Castle Rock Spire : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Apr 21, 2010

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Comments: Kris, Rachel and Bill. Right in the thick of it.


Location: CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : Castle Rocks : Castle Rock Spire : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Apr 21, 2010

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Comments: CRS and the Fin as seen from Moro Rock.


Location: CA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : Church Domes : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Apr 20, 2010

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Comments: "All dogs go to Heaven" 5.9


Location: CA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : Church Domes
By: Guy Keesee When: Apr 20, 2010

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Comments: We drove in last summer, 2009. The sign that says "Taylor Creek" that way and "Taylor Meadow" this way, is gone!

It's best to drive in for the first time in the daylight. Lots of twisted dirt roads leading to nowhere. During the day you catch sight of the domes and it's pretty ez to figure out.



Location: CA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Aug 30, 2008

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Comments: Dave call me....will go


Location: CA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Mar 1, 2008

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Comments: That is at Church Dome! What are you hi or something?


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