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* Castle Rock Bouldering

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Yabo Zone 

* Castle Rock Bouldering  

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Includes bouldering within Castle Rock State Park.

Getting There 

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Climbing Season

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

82 Total Routes

['4 Stars',11],['3 Stars',23],['2 Stars',43],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for * Castle Rock Bouldering:
The Warm Up   V1 5     Boulder, 12'   Magoos : Dog Dish Boulders
The Spoon   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   The Spoon
Waimea Wall   V1 5     Boulder   Castle Rock Proper
Mr Magoo   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Magoos : Mr Magoo Boulder
The Beak Traverse   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Magoos : The Beak
Rug Head (AKA Rug Rat)   V2-3 5+     Boulder, 10'   Parking Lot Rock
Flakes   V3- 6A     Boulder, 12'   Parking Lot Rock
The Swim   V3 6A     Boulder, 8'   Magoos : Mrs Magoo Boulder
Mrs. Magoo Traverse   V3 6A     Boulder   Magoos : Mrs Magoo Boulder
Bates Arete   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   Bates Arete Boulder
Tree Problem   V4 6B     Boulder, 20'   Parking Lot Rock
Hueco Slap   V5 6C     Boulder, 12'   Magoos : Dog Dish Boulders
Klinghoffers Traverse   V5 6C     Boulder, 40'   Klinghoffers
Waimea Arete   V5 6C     Boulder   Castle Rock Proper
Yabo Roof   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Parking Lot Rock
Hueco Wall   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   Magoos : Dog Dish Boulders
Bates Problem   V6 7A     Boulder   Magoos : Mr Magoo Boulder
Groundation   V7 7A+     Boulder, 20'   Cave Boulder
Deforestation    V7+ 7A+     Boulder, 14'   Parking Lot Rock
Bates Eliminate   V7-8 7B     Boulder, 10'   Magoos : Mr Magoo Boulder
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Bates Arete V4 6B  CA : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Bates Arete Boulder
The Bates Arete is one of the best problems of its grade in The Bay Area. Starting low on the right side of the rock, and about 25 feet long, first traversing up a steep overhang complete with large jugs and slopers leaving the desire for a good rest.The climb turns the corner from a good traverse into an uphill battle along a long solid arete where landings are bad. A final mantle, and the problem is yours. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By steple
Apr 29, 2012
Who can identify the problems in this album ? Thanks!
By Jason Kevin
From: Sedona, Arizona
Jun 4, 2013
The whole of Castle Rock looks like interesting and fun bouldering...I want to check it out while here in Cali for another three weeks. Any other SF Bay Area suggestions? I'll be getting on both Bouldering and Sport.
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