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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.
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.
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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 VD 3c Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Moment's Notice 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b R Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Pope's Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Pope's Crack, Direct Finish 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 130'
Primal Scream 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Raked over the Coles 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Swept Away 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 170'
British Airways 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c R Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
London Calling 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Rule Britannia 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a R Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Street Sweeper 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Echo Rock - South Face
Pope's Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 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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