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Echo Rock - West Face

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Echo Rock - West Face 


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Location: 34.02513, -116.15617 View Map  Incorrect?
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Echo Rock just before a November storm in 04

Description 

This is the large slabby face that can be seen on the approach and from the road and is home to a large number of slab climbs from 5.6 to 5.11+ with most in the 5.10+ and under range. The majority ofthe routes here are fully bolted and require nothing more than quickdraws, but be warned that sport routes they are not.


Getting There 

Park in the large gravel lot north of Echo Tee and follow the marked trail past the south face of Echo Cove to enter a sandy wash and hang a left that leads to the base. Allow 5-10 minutes for the hike.


25 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',4],['5.10',14],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Echo Rock - West Face:
Double Dip   5.6 4c 14 V S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   
Stichter Quits   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 115'   
Stick to What   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Quick Draw McGraw   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Heart and Sole   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Forbidden Paradise   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Falcon and The Snowman   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Heart and Sole 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Echo Rock - West Face
Fun and varied climbing past bolts which weaves around a small roof/overlap then heads into a shallow right-facing corner/flake to the top of the flake where you'll find bolted belay anchors; single rope rappel from anchors to the ground. Three stars out of five. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Echo Rock from parking area approach trail.
Echo Rock from parking area approach trail.
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