Type: Trad, TR, 40 ft (12 m)
FA: rodent
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Aug 15, 2008
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On the left side of the south face of Castle Rock is probably the easiest way to the top. Once this may have been considered 5.0, but erosion has left this a bit trickier.

You can start up a crack on the left side with big stems or go around left and pass a bulge. Pass another minor bulge with an awkward crack. Thread a natural slot, and move left. One small step and you're on top.

You can downclimb this or rappel off to the north.

It can get busy with clients or downclimbers.

You might consider this as you search for a first outdoor climb for your young, budding rock climbing nephrew, but it's a bit of a challenge for those younger than 8. Maybe the Swiss Cheese Face on Goat Rock?


This is on the left side of the south face of Castle Rock.


A few cams to #1 Camalot, a bolt, a natural thread.