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Castle Rock - North Face Rock Climbing 

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Castle Rock - North Face, Big Bear


The shady, and noticeably more dirty north face is home to a couple of routes - Epee (5.7) a finger crack on the left and Zorro (5.10a) a dogleg crack on the right.

Getting There 

Circle around from the east face or the southwest face to reach this portion of Castle Rock.

Climbing Season

For the Castle Rock Area area.

Weather station 0.3 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Zorro.  About to pass the roof.

Zorro 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  California : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Castle Rock - North Face
Head up a thin crack to a roof. Pass the roof on its right side. Follow a wider crack up past a hollow downward pointing flake, then up and left along discontinuous cracks. Climb ends at a nice tree with great views of the lake. For fun you can top out with a 5.0 pitch. Otherwise, head back to a rap station 50' behind the tree.I think the start may be a tad harder than 10a, but I'll go with the guide rating here....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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