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Castle Rock - East Face

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Castle Rock - East Face  


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Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 21, 2007
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Castle Rock - East Face (Right Side), Big Bear

Description 

This small face is the first one reached on the hike from Highway 18 and is identified by a distinct wide crack behind a large pine tree. There are but a handful of routes here with most having names that follow a theme of sorts - Easy As Your Sister's Best Friend (5.5), Black Tower Crack (5.7), Easy As Your Best Friend's Sister (5.10b) and Hard as Your Husband (5.10c), which climbs the prominent offwidth crack.

Getting There 

Hiking the trail from Highway 18 takes you right past this wall; the rest of Castle Rock lies around to the left if facing the wall. Plan on a 20-30 minute approach from the car.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.5 miles from here

6 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Castle Rock - East Face:
Black Tower Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Hard As Your Husband   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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