The Rectory

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The Rectory is the unofficial name applied to the rock formation located immediately north of Castleton Tower in the Castle Valley area. "Priest and Nuns" are immediately north of The Rectory, and "The Convent" is at the far north end of Castle Ridge. 400 foot high Wingate Sandstone walls guard the summit of this thin mesa. Climbing routes start at 5.9 difficulty, with some 5.11. 

Refer to "Desert Rock III: Moab to Colorado National Monument" by Eric Bjornstad for climbing route information.

Prominence: 405 feet.      

Elevation (feet): 6,565
Elevation (meters): 2,001
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Colorado Plateau
State: Utah
Latitude: 38.65621
Longitude: -109.367373
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov
Nearest major airport: Salt Lake City
Convenient Center: Moab

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