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Echo Cove has a mix of bolted face and traditional cracks. The access is easy, the climbing is good, and the crowds are heavy. Lots of opportunity for toproping.
Drive past the Hidden Valley Campground, turn left at the sign for the Desert Queen Ranch, and park in the obvious, large lot on the right. Alternatively, drive past that lot and park in the pullout on the west end of the cove. Either follow the wash towards Echo Rock proper and scramble over boulders into the east end of the Cove, or (preferred) just walk into the west end.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Echo Cove - North Side:
The Sound of One Shoe Tapping 5.8 Trad, 1 pitch, 90 feet
Fun Stuff 5.8 Trad, 1 pitch, 60 feet
Featured Route For Echo Cove - North Side
Fun Stuff 5.8 CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Echo Cove - North Side
This is the first promising looking crack on the south facing north formation. This climb is fun as the name implies with some thoughtful moves but plenty of big holds and nice rests. For spice move left at the top over the slight overhang-good hands and feet....[more] Browse More Classics in CA