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Crab Town

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About Crab Town:

Granite rock with wild dikes form low angle slab to upside down heel hooking routes with uneven, hard, rock landings. Problems from BS1 to BS11 with opportunity to practice clean aid and hooking (use fixed rope or top rope belay to keep you off the ground and out of the hospital).
Approach: 5.1 miles south of Carmel on Hwy 1, just past the beginning of Garrapata State Beach (sign). Park @ "No Overnight Camping" sign just past road cut immediately beyond last house in Otter Cove development. Walk 50 meters south on the old coast highway (dirt) past small stand of Pines and turn right following a trail (avoid Poison Oak) to the Main Rock.
Approach Time: 5 min
Latitude, Longitude: 36.46326, -121.92713
Access Issues:
Rock Type: Granite
Type of Climbing: Trad
Sun Aspect: All Day Sun


SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Friction Route 5.7 0
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Mental Block 5.12c 0
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Roof Crack 0
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Top Rope Face 5.10a 0