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Echo Rock - West Face
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Battle of the Bulge T 
Cherrie Pie T 
Cherry Bomb T 
Cole-Evans T 
Double Dip T 
Eff Four T 
Falcon and The Snowman, The T 
Fall from Grace T 
Forbidden Paradise T 
Gone in 60 Seconds T 
Heart and Sole T 
Highway 62 T 
Legolas T 
Love and Rockets T 
Minute Man T 
Quick Draw McGraw T 
Respect The Pouch S 
Stichter Quits T 
Stick to What T 
Team Slug (aka Cliff Pounder) T 
Ten Conversations at Once T 
Too Bold to Bolt T 
Tooth Beaver T 
Trough, The T 
Try Again T 

Team Slug (aka Cliff Pounder) 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: (TR) Alan Nelson & Alf 12/85 FL: Todd Gordon & Gabrielle 5/86
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Submitted By: Woody Stark on Mar 1, 2002

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BETA PHOTO: Echo Rock - West Face Left

Description 

I've climbed this route a number of times and always enjoyed it. It's well protected and is, actually, 10b. One can attain the first bolt by moving up the obvious ramp right to left. In Bartlett, it's designated route C.


Protection 

3 bolts



Photos of Team Slug (aka Cliff Pounder) Slideshow Add Photo
Tony Tennessee about to embark upon the crux...(c) Scott Nomi
Tony Tennessee about to embark upon the crux...(c)...
On the crux. (c) Scott Nomi
On the crux. (c) Scott Nomi
CO and TT debating in retrospect...(c) Scott Nomi.
CO and TT debating in retrospect...(c) Scott Nomi.
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By M.Morley
Administrator
From: Sacramento, CA
Nov 1, 2003

This is the first line right of The Trough (5.0).

By Chris Owen
Administrator
From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Nov 24, 2007
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Man, what a great route! Very thoughtful and technical climbing which doesn't let up until the very end. Quite varied too - not just a straight up slab route but involving lieback moves, traverses, and pretty intense smedging.

Better IMHO than the 5.10 routes to the right of Double Dip. It deserves more of a reputation.

By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Nov 28, 2010
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Great route, with a lot of varied climbing. Much more thought provoking than the other routes on Echo Rock.