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Castle Rock - North Spur

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Absence of Authority T 
Hairstyles and Attitudes S 
Jesus and Einstein S 
Milk Toast S 
No Climb for Old Men S 
North Face T,S 

Castle Rock - North Spur Rock Climbing 

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The North Wall is a good place to get out of the sun on hot days and has several very worth while lines. The rock quality of the routes here is not as superb as the west side but is still good. Routes here tend to be a little "dirty" and with some lichen. This area has several bolted lines along with some gear lines. The far right side of this wall is just around the corner from The Crack House. In spite of being closer to the trailhead than the popular westside, this area receives less traffic and often you can have the wall to yourself.

Getting There 

Follow any one of the trail/roads coming from the trailhead going west, and head to the north corner of Castle Rock. The North Wall is on the left of this, around the corner from The Crack House.

Climbing Season

For the Castle Rock area.

Weather station 14.2 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Castle Rock - North Spur

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Castle Rock - North Spur:
No Climb for Old Men   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 70'   
Jesus and Einstein   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Milk Toast   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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No Climb for Old Men 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Idaho : Castle Rocks : ... : Castle Rock - North Spur
A tough couple moves off the ground and some getting to the last bolt. Might want to stick clip the second bolt because the first won't be enough to keep you off the slab below.There is a second pitch that works it way up and right then finishes on the right side of a prominent pillar, 5.7. Not particularly great second pitch except the view might make it worth it....[more]   Browse More Classics in Idaho

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By Curt Nelson
From: Fort Collins, CO
Jun 29, 2010
The area is called Milk Toast in the Bingham guide. There are a total of six or seven climbs here from 10a on the left to the 11a on the right arete.

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