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Castle Rock - Southeast Face

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Castle Rock - Southeast Face 


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Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 21, 2007
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Castle Rock - Southeast Face, Big Bear

Description 

The Southeast Face is located in a recessed area between the Castle Rock - South Face on the left and the Castle Rock - Black Tower Buttress on the right.

Lots of moderate cracks are found here with Round Table (5.6), Chainmail (5.6) and Crossbow (5.8) being among the best. Additionally, the mostly bolted Knightline (5.10a) is found here as well.


Getting There 

Walk along the trail at the base to reach this portion of Castle Rock which is located just left of the Black Tower Buttress.


7 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['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 - Southeast Face:
Chainmail   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Crossbow   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Drawbridge   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
Knightline   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Castle Rock - Southeast Face
Steve nearing the first crux, pulling the roof. Look close you can see the 3rd & 4th bolt just to his right.

Knightline 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Castle Rock - Southeast Fac...
The first bolt is about 40 feet up but you can place gear on easy 5.8+ cracks to the first bolt if you don't feel comfortable running it out. The crux is found when you have to pull the roof although you have very good hands and a bolt right at your waist. The final crux is moving to the last bolt kind of a tricky slab move on thin hands. This one is rope stretcher a 60 m rope was not long enough to lower all the way to the ground. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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