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Areas in East Sector

Comp Rock 14 / 12 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 23
Eagle Rock Grove 3 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Fence Line 11 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 15
Heffalump 5 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 11
North Towers, The 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Sailor Wall 2 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Shark's Fin Rock 2 / 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Sweet 17 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Taco, The 6 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 12
Three Spires 1 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Tidal Wave - CLOSED TO CLIMBING!! 2 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Access Issue: BLM Managed Lands at Castle Rocks PERMANENTLY CLOSED TO CLIMBING!! Castle Rocks State Park lands are OPEN TO CLIMBING Details

Description

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.

Getting There

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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at East Sector

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 25
Handy
Trad, Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 20
Molé Poblano
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 17
Vote for Pedro
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 13
Taco Chip
Trad, Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 16
Continental Crust
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 37
Shop and Compare
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 7
Red Corner
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 45
Mantle Dynamics
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 11
Taco Supreme
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 13
Tidal Wave - PERMANENTLY CLOSED TO CL…
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 9
Companeros
Trad, Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 37
Splitter
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Bandito
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 7
Women's Semi-Qualifier
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 7
No Competition
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Handy Comp Rock > Comp Rock - E Face
 25
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Sport
Molé Poblano Taco
 20
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Vote for Pedro Taco
 17
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Taco Chip Taco
 13
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport
Continental Crust Comp Rock > Comp Rock - E Face
 16
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Shop and Compare Comp Rock > Comp Wall
 37
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Red Corner Comp Rock > Comp Wall
 7
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Mantle Dynamics Comp Rock > Comp Rock - E Face
 45
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Taco Supreme Taco
 11
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Tidal Wave - PERMANENTLY CL… Tidal Wave - CLOSED T…
 13
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Companeros Comp Rock > Comp Wall
 9
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Splitter Comp Rock > Comp Wall
 37
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Bandito Taco
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Women's Semi-Qualifier Comp Rock > Comp Wall
 7
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
No Competition Comp Rock > Comp Wall
 7
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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