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Castle Valley

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About Castle Valley:

This is a classic and historic area of towers and buttresses on perfect Wingate Sandstone. Castleton Tower is the most popular tower in the desert, and one of the 50 Classic Climbs of North America. The Priest and Sister Superior are two more wild towers, and the Convent, Rectory, and Parriot Mesas all have multipitch crack routes.
Nearest town or city: Castle Valley
Directions: From Moab, drive about 20 miles north on River Road(SH 128) to teh turnoff for Castle Valley. Park at Ida Gulch along the road to get to Sister Superior, the Convent, and Parriot Mesa. Find a dirt road heading left towards Castleton Tower to approach Castleton, the Priest, and the Rectory.
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Camping: Free
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Topo Images

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Forum Discussions (10 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
No Replies Why so few routes on Parriot Mesa? csgambill 0 Mar 29 2006, 12:27 AM
With Replies Approach distance Between Castleton and The Rectory. elvislegs 3 Feb 08 2006, 9:27 PM
No Replies lost watch on Castleton, Kor Ingals - 23 November 2005 whatever 0 Nov 30 2005, 11:35 PM
With Replies Ascended Yoga Masters? lightrack 11 Oct 21 2005, 4:40 PM
With Replies primrose dihedrals elcartero 15 Jun 14 2011, 4:32 PM
With Replies Beta for Castleton Tower, Utah esallen 17 Sep 13 2005, 3:22 PM
With Replies campsites for Moab alkwok 1 May 10 2005, 9:00 PM
With Replies Anyone done jah man recently?? krga20 7 Feb 22 2005, 11:10 PM
With Replies How do I post a rtes difficulty? cologman 3 Mar 03 2004, 6:10 PM
With Replies Castleton Tower kolby 16 Oct 30 2002, 10:28 PM