From Varve Lake and Navajo Tarn Lake there is easy access to Castle Rock Mtn and to "West" Castle Peak. From the summit of the "west" peak you have a great view looking down onto the Castle Rock Glacier. Most recent trip to the area was last year, 2019, first trip was in 1986.
Traversed to Castle Rock Mountain after climbing Point 12,540 then traversed to Point 12,090 to the north for number 17 then traversed to Darlene for number 18. Descended by Copepod Lake