Denver South Rock Climbing
Denver South refers to climbing south of the big smoke with the town of Castle Rock at its center. Castle Rock is a town of about 40,000 people, and it's approximately halfway between Denver and Colorado Springs. For many people Castle Rock is an Outlet shopping center, but for climbers and boulderer's, it is the town closes to Castlewood Canyon and Castlewood Ranch boulders.
At 6128 feet, Castle Rock area can be cold in winter and warm during the summer. However, it is rare day when it is too cold to climb Castlewood Canyon as many of the rocks and boulders are in small gorges and forge sun traps, so as long as it is south-facing, it can be toasty on the coolest of winter days.
The epicenter of Denver South is Castle Rock which straddles I-25 approximately halfway between Denver and Colorado Springs on I-25. If you miss it, you're off to a bad start!
Eats, sleep, beer, etc.
Weather station 0.6 miles from here
403 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',12],['3 Stars',69],['2 Stars',188],['1 Star',117],['Bomb',3]
Classic Climbing Routes in Denver South
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Denver South:
Featured Route For Denver South
Cave Direct V6 7A CO
: Denver South
: ... : Fountain Lip Boulder
This is at the north end of the Grocery Store Wall. As you walk down the trail, the first boulder you will come to will be the Stage Boulder, and down and to the right of that is the cave. The route traverses left to right on the crimpy rail eventually reaching the rail at head hight then a dyno to the jug on the left....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
By chris deulen
From: Merriam, Kansas
Feb 27, 2016
40,000 people. Lulz.