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.
|Best months for climbing:||Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov|
|Nearest major airport:||Salt Lake City|
Thanks to theyogiclimber for adding this peak.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
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