Elevation: 7,361 ft
GPS: 34.231, -116.961 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: C Miller on Mar 21, 2007 · Updates
Admins: C Miller, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Vicki Schwantes, Justin Johnsen

Description

The south face is the tallest, most striking portion of Castle Rock and home to some of the finest routes in the area with solid, well-featured stone that's enjoyable to climb. The area does get fairly hot in the summer sun - so be aware.

Getting There

Hike the trail along the base to reach this portion of Castle Rock.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Castle Rock - South Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 22
Castle Crack
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 8
Grappling Hooks
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 24
The Roofs
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 4
Hammock Boys
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 12
King of the Castle
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Castle Crack
 22
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Grappling Hooks
 8
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
The Roofs
 24
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Hammock Boys
 4
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
King of the Castle
 12
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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