Type: TR, 40 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Ben Mottinger on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closures Details


Start in the right-facing dihedral and stem up high. Undercling and reach high for a small pocket. Finish with another reach for a higher pocket. This is a pretty fun sequence of moves.


Use the tree on top with a few long slings.

There are two bolts with chains on top of this climb.


Darin Lang
Darin Lang  
Cool moves over the roof, and the rare non-grating hand jam in the dihedral below. Mar 21, 2003
Darin Lang
Darin Lang  
There are now two shiny bolts above this route for TR access. Mar 21, 2003
Jeremy Hakes
Golden, Colorado
Jeremy Hakes   Golden, Colorado
One of the bolts is an old-style welded affair, and the other is a hair loose. I don't think they're going anywhere. This route is THIN. The rock in this small area chews up your hands something fierce. May 22, 2006
Kyle P.
Lander, WY
Kyle P.   Lander, WY
Solid climb. The undercling and a long reach are a must...or look around the arete for a crimp to the reach. Nov 22, 2007
Doug Redosh
Golden, CO
Doug Redosh   Golden, CO
Our favorite route of the day on our first visit to Castlewood.
The bolts are good but are below the summit a little bit. One can easily tie off to a tree 10 feet back. Nov 14, 2011