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BLM Managed Lands at Castle Rocks CLOSED TO CLIMBING!! Castle Rocks State Park lands are OPEN TO CLIMBING MORE INFO >>>

Description 

A very cool tower complete with a small summit and no easy route to the top.

Getting There 

Go up from true grit or down the ridge from the jug wall.

Climbing Season

For the South Hills area.

Weather station 13.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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A Sand Castle 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  ID : Castle Rocks : ... : The Sandcastle
Interesting climbing up what you might guess to be like the slab top outs around. The first bolt is a bit up there but its not too hard to get too. Flip your rope over the feature on the opposite side of the chimney to have pro to reach over to clip the first bolt. Continue up fairly featured rock clipping 6 bolts total to the summit. Bring some chord for the anchor.There is some exfoliation still but its not bad and will improve with traffic. Fun. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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