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EBGB Block Area  


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Submitted By: M.Morley on Nov 18, 2002
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Description 

To the south side of Echo Rock Proper (around and right from Heart and Sole) sits a large blockish boulder perched up high on the southwest side. This is the EBGB Block. Several steep face climbs exist, including EBGB's (5.10d) and Jane's Getting Serious (5.12b).


Getting There 

Approach north from Echo Tee as for Echo Rock Proper by foot. The EBGB boulder will be on your right, at the south end of Echo Rock Proper (see picture).


Climbing Season



Weather station 9.3 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for EBGB Block Area:
EBGB's   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Life in the Fast Lane   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Jane's Getting Serious   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For EBGB Block Area
ebgb's

EBGB's 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : EBGB Block Area
This route had a bit of a reputation back in the day and even now with higher numbers and sticky rubber it still commands respect. Established ground-up by the prolific Dave Houser and a cast of talented locals this thin face route epitomizes the Joshua Tree experience with a funky start leading to thin face and finishing with a memorable runout to the top.The crux comes at the start in the form of an difficult mantle after which the route heads left around a blunt arete onto an undercut high-an...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rapping off of EBGB's
Rapping off of EBGB's
EBGB Boulder
BETA PHOTO: EBGB Boulder
Bouldering near the EBGB's formation
Bouldering near the EBGB's formation
EBGB Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
EBGB Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Natural arch below EBGB's, Joshua Tree NP
Natural arch below EBGB's, Joshua Tree NP
Below EBGBs is this odd boulder with a big nose. P...
Below EBGBs is this odd boulder with a big nose. P...
EBGB
EBGB
EBGB Boulder and Nose Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
EBGB Boulder and Nose Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
EBGB block
EBGB block

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