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Castlewood Canyon

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About Castlewood Canyon:

25 Million year old conglomerate rock lines the east and west rims of Castlewood Canyon and presents climbers with an interesting and fun challenge. Excellent diversity of routes ranging from 20'-50' high and relatively unknown status make this one of Colorado's best kept secrets. Costs $5 (as of 29 Jun 02) for entry and there is no camping or fires allowed in the park. Watch out for rattlesnakes.
Nearest town or city: Franktown
Directions: Take I-25 south from Denver to Exit 182 at Castle Rock. Head east on CO 86 for 6 miles to Franktown. Turn south on Castlewood Canyon road 1/4 mile before Franktown. Follow to park entrance.
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Camping: No
When to Climb: Summer
Quantity of Climbs: Lifetime

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With Replies castlewood guidebook anykineclimb 1 Jun 19 2008, 2:23 PM
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With Replies Franktown CO in late March. offwidth 1 Feb 06 2005, 8:03 AM
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