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Submitted By: grk10vq on Dec 18, 2012
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Description 

The eastern sector of Castle Rocks is a scattered, spread of monoliths, domes and faces. More of an adventure lies to those who travel here, but great climbing awaits. The closest and more recognized crag here includes the famous Comp Wall. These are some of the more stunning crags and most concentrated. The majority of this sector is comprised of smaller, less obvious, and sometimes hard to locate crags.

Approach time will vary, but most crags will be found by breaking off the main double-track road/trail that leads to the very end of the sector.

Getting There 

The best approach is from the Ranch House parking area. Walk along the double-track road that skirts the cattle fence. Look for signs to designated crags. Expect about a half-mile walk and don't bushwack, theres a trail for every crag.

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.8 miles from here

60 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',25],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',15],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',11],['5.8',12],['5.9',8],['5.10',16],['5.11',7],['5.12',2],['5.13',2],['>=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 East Sector:
Pork Chop   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Heffalump
Nacho Libre   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   The Taco
Handy   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Comp Rock : Comp Rock - East Face
Vote for Pedro   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   The Taco
Taco Time   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   The Taco
Patina Pie   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 45'   Fence Line
Taco Chip   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   The Taco
Mole' Problano   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   The Taco
Shop and Compare   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 260'   Comp Rock : The Comp Wall
Continental Crust   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 200'   Comp Rock : Comp Rock - East Face
Big Kahuna   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Tidal Wave
Mantle Dynamics   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Comp Rock : Comp Rock - East Face
Taco Supreme   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 80'   The Taco
Tidal Wave   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   Tidal Wave
Companeros   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 90'   Comp Rock : The Comp Wall
Splitter   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 180'   Comp Rock : The Comp Wall
No Competition   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Comp Rock : The Comp Wall
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Featured Route For East Sector
Companeros, Red Corner, and Shop and Compare

Companeros 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  ID : Castle Rocks : ... : The Comp Wall
An excellent romp starting from the bolted belay at the top of pitch 1 of Red Corner. Climbs through bolts and gear up excellent patina to a sequential crux getting into a scoop at about 60 feet, then steep jugs to the top. Has sustained, interesting movement up perfect rock -- classic!...[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

Photos of East Sector Slideshow Add Photo
Looking towards the Comp Wall with the Taco on the...
Looking towards the Comp Wall with the Taco on the...
Comp Wall dominating the view
Comp Wall dominating the view
True Grit and the Duke
True Grit and the Duke
Hiking into the east side of the Castle in mid Dec...
Hiking into the east side of the Castle in mid Dec...
Taco, Fence Line, and the Heffalump
Taco, Fence Line, and the Heffalump
The Castle in March. Taco on the far left, Fenceli...
The Castle in March. Taco on the far left, Fenceli...

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