East Sector Rock Climbing
The Castle in March. Taco on the far left, Fenceli...
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The eastern sector of Castle Rocks
is a scattered, spread of monoliths, domes and faces. More of an adventure lies to those who travel here, but great climbing awaits. The closest and more recognized crag here includes the famous Comp Wall
. These are some of the more stunning crags and most concentrated. The majority of this sector is comprised of smaller, less obvious, and sometimes hard to locate crags.
Approach time will vary, but most crags will be found by breaking off the main double-track road/trail that leads to the very end of the sector.
The best approach is from the Ranch House parking area. Walk along the double-track road that skirts the cattle fence. Look for signs to designated crags. Expect about a half-mile walk and don't bushwack, theres a trail for every crag.
Weather station 13.9 miles from here
79 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',27],['2 Stars',29],['1 Star',18],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in East Sector
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Sector:
Featured Route For East Sector
Mein Komp 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c ID
: Castle Rocks
: ... : Comp Rock - East Face
Start on easier climbing up to the first bolt. Lay back/stem your way up a blob like feature to a just out of reach finger lock. At the second bolt move back right via a body tension cross through to a sloping dish. Match that, mantle up, clip 3rd bolt and get a ok rest. Here comes the fun stuff. 30ft of stemming and slapping, get gear where you can in the seam. When possible, cut right to the next crack system over and head up over the last crux section. If you have made it this far, you...[more] Browse More Classics in ID
Hiking into the east side of the Castle in mid Dec...
Looking towards the Comp Wall with the Taco on the...
East Sector of Castle Rocks
Comp Wall dominating the view
Taco, Fence Line, and the Heffalump