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Echo Rock - South Face

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Belgian Chongo T 
British Airways T 
Feets Don't Fail Me Now T 
London Calling T 
Moment's Notice T 
My Idea of Fun S 
Nuts are for Men Without Balls T 
Pope's Crack T 
Pope's Crack, Direct Finish T 
Primal Scream T 
Raked over the Coles T 
Roof, the T 
Rule Britannia T 
Sonic and the Hot Dog Water S 
Street Sweeper S 
Swept Away T 
T.S. Special T 
Tucker-Powell T 

Echo Rock - South Face  


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Location: 34.02465, -116.15513 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on May 22, 2008
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Description 

The south end of Echo Rock is a small area packed with some great routes in a relatively sheltered and sunny location - something to keep in mind on those cold and windy days.


Getting There 

Park in the large gravel lot north of Echo Tee, follow the marked trail past the south face of Echo Cove, and continue on until even with the south end of Echo Rock. From here make a left and work up through boulders to the base of the wall. Plan on about 10 minutes for the approach.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.4 miles from here

18 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',6],['5.11',4],['5.12',2],['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 Echo Rock - South Face:
Sonic and the Hot Dog Water   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Pope's Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Pope's Crack, Direct Finish   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 130'   
Raked over the Coles   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
British Airways   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Swept Away   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   
London Calling   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Echo Rock - South Face
Pope's Crack Photo by Bob Gaines

Pope's Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Echo Rock - South Face
Starting from boulders climb the prominent finger/hand crack in a flared right-facing corner which slowly arches up and left passing along the left side of a small roof. A little ways past the roof set a high piece and then downclimb left along a dike to gain another crack system which is followed to the top. Three stars out of five.To descend work down and right from the top to rappel anchors atop British Airways....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Jeremy Freeman on Swept Away
Jeremy Freeman on Swept Away
Bob Horan on Sole Fusion.
Bob Horan on Sole Fusion.
Sole Fusion, 5.12-  Photo by Buck Yador
Sole Fusion, 5.12- Photo by Buck Yador
South Face of Echo Rock
BETA PHOTO: South Face of Echo Rock
Pope's Crack. Photo by Blitzo.
Pope's Crack. Photo by Blitzo.
Echo Rock-South Face
BETA PHOTO: Echo Rock-South Face

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