|King Otto's Castle
The obvious wide crack that splits the right side of King Otto's Castle's south face is a good exercise in basic OW technique due to it's angle and some face holds outside the crack. A little short and grainy but you could do worse.
Right side of the south face between Plain But Good Hearted and Sweat Pants.
Gear to 4" (or larger if you feel the need)
Another view. "Date Queen is the wide crack on the...
|By Bob Gaines|
Feb 10, 2008
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b
A "fun" offwidth. Footholds on the left wall make it easier than it appears. A good entry level offwith for those so inclined.
From: Yucca Valley, CA
Jun 8, 2008
I agree with Bob on the 5.7 rating...
Jan 16, 2010
Yeah, me too!
|By Andy Laakmann|
From: Bend, OR
Mar 31, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c
If you have the gear, and are in the neighborhood.... why not? It gets larger than a #6 camalot after half way, so I'd recommend bringing at least one of that size.
For the anchor up top you'll want some #3 and #4 camalots.
Hard for me to grade these thingys, but I think calling it 5.7 might be a bit of a sandbag.
|By DJ Reyes|
From: Northern Nevada
Feb 19, 2012
A nice entry level offwidth though I'd stay with the 7+ rating.