All Locations > Arizona > Northern Arizona > Sedona Area > Village of Oak Creek > Castle Rock - South Tower
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Routes in Castle Rock - South Tower
|Mrs. Robinson T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|North Face Route, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Type:||Trad, 300 ft, 3 pitches, Grade II|
|FA:||Mike and Maggie Robinson|
|Page Views:||342 total, 14/month|
|Shared By:||mikeyrob on Dec 16, 2015|
|Admins:||Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick|
DescriptionReally fun route that is perfect for a casual outing in Sedona. The route climbs mostly at 5.8 and only has a 10 foot section of 5.10 on the first pitch. It is quite easy to pull through this section using 1 or 2 black diamond red c3's to keep the grade at 5.8 if desired . If not the 5.10 move is fun and well protected. The climb stops just a few feet short of the top of the tower. The FA was done all the way to the top but the rock quality at the top significantly decreased so the anchors were placed below the summit. It is possible to climb up to the top and then down climb back to the third belay without much issue if desired.
The decent requires to ropes. From the third belay rap back down to the 1 and to the ground from the first.