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Castle Rock - South Side

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Castle Rock - South Side Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 3,800'
Location: 34.0015, -116.0204 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 3, 2002
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BETA PHOTO: Castle Rock-South Side. Photo by Blitzo.

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Home to numerous slab routes is this sunny portion of Castle Rock with a classic Joshua Tree approach. Climbs here range from 5.6 to 5.9 in difficulty and tend to be on the gritty side.

Getting There 

Approach through the campground to the obvious southern side of Castle Rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.2 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Strange Attracter, 5.12a/b

The Strange Attracter 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Castle Rock - South Side
This is the right bolted line on the big roadside face that starts via a shallow crack. It then jogs right employing small knobs and then up and around the corner....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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