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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).
Nearest town or city: Carmel
Directions: 5.1 miles from Carmel, 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.
Latitude, Longitude: 36.46468, -121.92786
Access Issues:
Camping: No
When to Climb: Autumn Spring Summer Winter
Quantity of Climbs: Lifetime