Castle Rock - South Side Rock Climbing
Takin a quick seat before tackling some slab route...
Home to numerous slab routes is this sunny portion of Castle Rock with a classic Joshua Tree approach. Climbs here range from 5.6 to 5.9 in difficulty and tend to be on the gritty side.
Approach through the campground to the obvious southern side of Castle Rock.
Climbing Season For the Castle Rock area.
Weather station 9.2 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Castle Rock - South Side
True Grit 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
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This short face climb is on the south face of Castle Rock, sporting bolts up a rounded ramp of sorts. It has arguably the lowest placed protection bolt I've ever seen (see photo). Climbing directly to this bolt is probably the hardest move, although it is easily circumnavigated by climbing the trough just a few feet to the right then up the route....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: Castle Rock-South Side. Photo by Blitzo.