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Chamber of Secrets Rock Climbing 


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BLM Managed Lands at Castle Rocks CLOSED TO CLIMBING!! Castle Rocks State Park lands are OPEN TO CLIMBING MORE INFO >>>

Description 

The Chamber of Secrets is located just south of the Sorcerer's Stone (aka BLM highpoint, aka pole cat rock). Most routes are on the west face where some excellent trad can be found.

Getting There 

If approaching from castle creek, continue 150 yards past the jug wall through a 10-20' wide gulley. If approaching from Castle rock, take the Johnson Creek trail and head up toward the tower just S of the BLM highpoint. 30 min. from parking lot.

Climbing Season

For the Castle Rocks area.

Weather station 13.6 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Down And Out 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13  ID : Castle Rocks : ... : Chamber of Secrets
Lots of hard climbing. Follow the nice diagonalling hand crack on the west face that starts about 60' right of 'iron cross'. Move toward a roof just to the right of the arete and step down and join 'iron cross'. The step across places you several feet above a blue/green alien size piece - hence the pg-13 rating. Belay on the face to the left of the arete and get ready for the crux on 'iron cross'. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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