Castleton Tower

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Kor/Ingalls Route (5.9) Beautiful, man just Beautiful!!!!!!!!

Elevation (feet): 6,656
Elevation (meters): 2,029
Continent: North America
Country: United States
State: Utah
Latitude: 38.651205
Longitude: -109.367796
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct
Year first climbed: 1961
First successful climber(s): Layton Korr& Huntley Ingalls
Nearest major airport: SLC
Convenient Center: Moab, Utah

Thanks to Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 7 trip reports for Castleton Tower.

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  • Log #19465 - by Phil Stokes on Mar 31, 2006
    Met some guides from Moab rigging for a movie, they said the next Austin Powers, but I don't know about that. Climbed the north chimney, four pitches is a logistical nightmare with a party of five,...
  • Log #18775 - by mark mclaughlin on Feb 14, 2006
    wow! met and partied with some backcountry guilds from new zeland the night before the climb. the climb was great with great views from the top. rap was ok. do it!
  • Log #13705 - by joey dempster on Mar 31, 2003
    Planned to haul bags up and spend the night on the top. Bags got stuck in north chimney. Ran out of light. Party was strung out on route so no retreat possible.
  • Log #13706 - by Chris Thayer on Mar 23, 2003
    My first desert tower! Lets keep it open.
  • Log #13707 - by Shayne Durfee on Jan 14, 2003
    The north chimneys is a must do.
  • Log #13708 - by Jodie and Ray Weber on Nov 05, 2002
    Climbed the North Chimney and Kor Ingalls routes
  • Log #13709 - by Ben Folsom on Sep 18, 2001
    Over the past thirteen years I have climbed this tower a number of times via The Kor-Ingalls, North Chimney, North Face, Little White Lieback, and Black Sun. Some fun desert climbing!