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The Echo Rock Area sees a lot of climber-days. This is not only because it's right there next to Hidden Valley, but because it has a lot of good climbing! It features a number of moderate and classic lines, but it also provides easy access (read: short approaches). A good assortment of face and crack climbs make this one of the most popular areas in the park. Although there is a singular Echo Rock, the entire area, made up of several formations and granite corridors, is usually referred to by the same name. Very much worth a visit!
The Echo Rock Area lies just northeast of the Hidden Valley Campground (Intersection Rock) area. There should be parking available next to the westernmost Echo formation. There have been problems in this area with braided trails. Please try to stick to designated (signed) climbers trails to mitigate this damage!
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Echo Rock Area:
ZZZZZ 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad, 1 pitch, 80' Little Hunk - NE Face : Little Hunk - NE Face (Righ...
Pope's Crack, Direct Finish 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 130' Echo Rock : Echo Rock - South Face
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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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