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Elevation: 6,463 ft 1,970 m
GPS: 38.6571, -109.3678
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The Rectory is the mesa in between Castleton Tower and the Priest. There are several very classic free climbs here that are among the most popular in the Castle Valley area. A good hardman linkup is to do a route on Castleton, the Rectory, and the Priest in a day - though that sounds pretty brutal to me.

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Hike up the Castleton trail to near the top of the talus cone. A trail continues across the ridgeline to the base of the Rectory. Fine Jade will be staring you in the face as you walk across the ridgeline.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Rectory

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 658
Fine Jade
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5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 33
Ministry
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5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 30
Crack Wars
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5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 20
Find Shade
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5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 45
Coyote Calling
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Fine Jade
 658
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 5 pitches
Ministry
 33
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 5 pitches
Crack Wars
 30
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 4 pitches
Find Shade
 20
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 4 pitches
Coyote Calling
 45
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 4 pitches
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