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Magoos Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.2283, -122.0957 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Aron Quiter on Feb 3, 2003
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Description 

Bouldering bouldering bouldering. This is what Castle rock is "famous" for anyways right? Grab and hang onto as many sandstone holds, slopers, jugs, buckets, and little things as you can!

The Magoos are classic bouldering, offering a variety of problems from 5.1 to Vreally really hard. You will see people working on problems in all ranges as well on a weekend, and you may be the only person there on a weekday.

There are no access issues to climb in Castle Rock, unless you don't like people coming to the area that are not climbers watching you in amazement.

Some routes are in the sun, but most are usually in the shade.

Getting There 

Approach time: 5 - 15 minutes.

From the main Castle Rock parking lot, head up to Castle Rock proper. This involves taking the paths to the left out of the parking lot, which are all marked as going to Castle Rock.

Walk up the path hanging a right (uphill) at the junction with the service road, and just short of Castle Rock itself you will see a group of boulders on your left 50 yards from the rock.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.5 miles from here

39 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',16],['V2-3',6],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',6],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Magoos

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Magoos:
The Warm Up   V1 5     Boulder, 12'   Dog Dish Boulders
The Nose   V1 5     Boulder   Mrs Magoo Boulder
Unnamed   V1 5     Boulder   Mr Magoo Boulder
Mr Magoo   V1-2 5     Boulder, 10'   Mr Magoo Boulder
Gonzo   V2 5+     Boulder, 5'   Mr Magoo Boulder
Dog Dish Traverse   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Dog Dish Boulders
Mrs. Magoo   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Mrs Magoo Boulder
Magoo Face   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   Mr Magoo Boulder
The Swim   V3 6A     Boulder, 8'   Mrs Magoo Boulder
Mrs. Magoo Traverse   V3 6A     Boulder   Mrs Magoo Boulder
The Beak Traverse   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   The Beak
Compression Problem   V3 6A     Boulder   Dog Dish Boulders
Overhanging Lieback   V3 6A     Boulder, 1 pitch, 10'   Mr Magoo Boulder
Roof Traverse   V3 6A PG13     Boulder, 15'   Mrs Magoo Boulder
The Slope   V4- 6B     Boulder, 12'   Dog Dish Boulders
Beak Mantle   V4 6B     Boulder   The Beak
Hueco Slap   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   Dog Dish Boulders
Bates Eliminate Left   V5-6 6C+     Boulder   Mr Magoo Boulder
Hueco Wall   V6- 7A     Boulder, 12'   Dog Dish Boulders
Bates Eliminate   V7 7A+     Boulder, 10'   Mr Magoo Boulder
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Bates Problem (SDS) V2 5+  California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Mr Magoo Boulder
This problem is on the magoo closest to the access road it is on the left hand side while facing the rock from the road. It is route 7 on my pretty little picture.Start with both hands on the arete and work your way up then over right until you can top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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