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Castle Rock - East Face
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Crimson Arete S 
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Crimson Arete 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Mike Anderson, 2003
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Submitted By: David Tvedt on Apr 3, 2006

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This is about half way up the climb, where the mor...

Description 

A short, enjoyable route with great arete moves and one hard move about 2/3rds up. May be harder,(10b?) for shorter climbers. This route faces SE and gets late afternoon shade.

Location 

The obvious short arete on the right side of the East Face notch.

Protection 

Bolts with bolt anchors.


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By Tyler Barker
From: Jackson, WY
Mar 1, 2010

wicked fun
By Bruce C. Anderson
From: Kuna, Id
Apr 25, 2010

CHA great fun for a short climb!
By Dan Kim
From: Calgary
May 16, 2014

great fun up the arrete. worth the climb.
By Dan Mathews
Aug 11, 2014
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Great fun. Wish it were longer.