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King Otter's Castle Rock Climbing 

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This is the highest formation at Carmel River State Beach. King Otter's Castle is between Gamewize Boulder and the Dike Wall and closest to the ocean.

Getting There 

Scramble over rocks and seaweed around the west end of this formation to access the steeper south face.

Climbing Season

For the Central Coast area.

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: The South Face of King Otter's Castle.
The South Face of King Otter's Castle.

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