Echo Cove is a very popular area with a great selection of single pitch routes on mostly good rock with little to no approach. The various wall allow one to climb here throughout the seasons and at various times of the day.
Park in any of several spots depending upon where you'll be climbing or how crowded it is. The choices are the small turnout near the entrance to Echo Cove proper near Big Moe, the small lot in front of C.S. Special and the large gravel lot just to the south.
Weather station 9.5 miles from here
88 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',47],['1 Star',26],['Bomb',2]
Classic Climbing Routes in Echo Cove
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Echo Cove:
Featured Route For Echo Cove
Misfits 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Echo Cove - East Side
This excellent route lies about 50 feet uphill and right of Effigy Too. Start left and below a large boulder. [Beginning off the boulder and traversing left avoids the first 15+ feet of thin crack]. Up a very thin crack then into a left leaning corner (1st bolt). Continue up until established on face above corner (11a); another bolt protects moves to a horizontal. Head right around the corner then up face past the 3rd and last bolt (10b/c).Lots of varied climbing and cool ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA