The shady, and noticeably more dirty north face is home to a couple of routes - Epee (5.7) a finger crack on the left and Zorro (5.10a) a dogleg crack on the right.
Circle around from the east face or the southwest face to reach this portion of Castle Rock.
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Zorro 5.10a Trad, 1 pitch, 100 feet
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Zorro 5.10a CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Castle Rock - North Face
Head up a thin crack to a roof. Pass the roof on its right side. Follow a wider crack up past a hollow downward pointing flake, then up and left along discontinuous cracks. Climb ends at a nice tree with great views of the lake. For fun you can top out with a 5.0 pitch. Otherwise, head back to a rap station 50' behind the tree.I think the start may be a tad harder than 10a, but I'll go with the guide rating here....[more] Browse More Classics in CA