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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 10 VD 3c Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Pope's Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Pope's Crack, Direct Finish 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 130'
Raked over the Coles 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
British Airways 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Swept Away 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 170'
London Calling 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Echo Rock - South Face
Pope's Crack, Direct Finish 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Echo Rock - South Face
An exciting finish that makes a classic route even more classic.Climb the crack straight up to the big roof, then climb out the right side of the roof past a fixed pin and a bolt. At the lip of the roof, reach right to a good hold. Once you're over the roof, it's 30 feet of class 4 slab to the top.The overhang is well protected and much easier than it looks!...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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