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The Castle Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.05916, -116.15079 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: AJ on Apr 7, 2003
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The Castle is a small crag with 2 crack routes: The Knight In Shining Armor (5.11b) and Warrior Eagle (5.12b). It is a smallish block, perched on a rubble pile southwest of the Crystal Quarry, Tombstone, etc.

Getting There 

Park at Uncle Willy's and take the main wash through the south Wonderland. Continue north past the Podium, and angle slightly right across a large open area that separates the north and south Wonderland.

Climbing Season

For the Wonderland North area.

Weather station 7.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Castle

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Castle:
The Knight In Shining Armor   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Warrior Eagle   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Warrior Eagle 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Castle
This route climbs the big, clean corner on the north side of the rock. This route used to be a little flaky, but it has now cleaned up considerably, to give a much better and slightly harder route, probably at the top end of the grade.Joshua Tree has a bunch of good stemming corners but this is one the best....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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