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This area covers the portion of Little Hunk's southwest face from right of the Abstract Roller Disco Block to just past Feeling Groovy and hosts a number of fun bolted routes and cracks in the 5.6 to 5.11 range.
Park in the large gravel lot near Echo Tee and head east following a a marked trail past the southern end of Echo Rock to the Mounds formation and then head left (around the northern side) to reach the base. Scramble up through large blocks to the base which is a long ledge system above a slabby area.
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Tim's Valentine 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
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Out of Order 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Alibi 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
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A scrappy high step starts this route which is steeper and sharper than its immediate neighbors to the right. Fairly continuous climbing leads to the crux at the third bolt. After surmounting the headwall, the climbing becomes easier climbing a scoop up to the ledge. You can either cross to the anchors for Tim's Valentine , or climb through the next face (gear) to another anchor....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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