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Vic HansonNice area!
Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2014

Vic Hanson

The park is now open, not sure when it happened.

I hiked up the PCT from I-5 and then up the Castle Dome Trail to the base of the dome, it didn't look like anything I wanted to do solo, so scrambled around awhile on the center rocks. While having lunch there I heard some voices and finally saw some climbers coming down the dome. Now I know the route, just like the dotted red line shows for that page! Still not something I want to do alone!
Posted Oct 14, 2014 8:26 pm

ShastaRe: park is closed


Just a minor correction from a local. Its soda creek exit. And it is the first exit north of the park exit. A little turn out leads you to the PCT. Follow this to the park trails.
Posted Feb 11, 2013 1:16 am

Vinnypark is closed


had fun there but it should be noted that the park is clsed and you add an hour hike or so to get to boundary from the I-5- from soap creek exit (1 exit north of park exit)?
Posted Jun 13, 2012 5:53 pm

BaarbLost but fun!
Date Climbed: Dec 23, 2009


Was on the way to Mt. Shasta when I saw this area by the roadside and figured I'd have a detour. Camped overnight then took off down the trail and shortly lost it due to snow fall. Reckon I did some unintentional climbing on Six Toe Rock before seeing the real path far down below, retreating then heading up between Castle Crags and Castle Dome only to find non-shifting clouds and the beginnings of a blizzard. Amazingly atmospheric due to no-one else being around.
Posted Oct 27, 2011 3:39 pm

SKIUnbelievable  Sucess!


Granite spires abound! Countless possibilities here.
Posted Dec 20, 2010 8:08 am

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