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To the south side of Echo Rock Proper (around and right from Heart and Sole) sits a large blockish boulder perched up high on the southwest side. This is the EBGB Block. Several steep face climbs exist, including EBGB's (5.10d) and Jane's Getting Serious (5.12b).
Approach north from Echo Tee as for Echo Rock Proper by foot. The EBGB boulder will be on your right, at the south end of Echo Rock Proper (see picture).
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for EBGB Block Area:
Zondo's Perks 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Sinner's Swing 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
EBGB's 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Life in the Fast Lane 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Jane's Getting Serious 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
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EBGB's 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : EBGB Block Area
This route had a bit of a reputation back in the day and even now with higher numbers and sticky rubber it still commands respect. Established ground-up by the prolific Dave Houser and a cast of talented locals this thin face route epitomizes the Joshua Tree experience with a funky start leading to thin face and finishing with a memorable runout to the top.The crux comes at the start in the form of an difficult mantle after which the route heads left around a blunt arete onto an undercut high-an...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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