Echo is a perfect outdoor gym in early March. The...
The Java Wall and the Left Flank form the huge dihedral that is so visible on the approach to Echo Cliffs. The Java Wall forms the right side of this open book and is the most popular area at Echo Cliffs. The wall lies directly across the canyon from the approach drainage and can be clearly seen as you descend the trail. This wall contains twelve routes and linkups and features some of the best long moderate routes at the crag. Must do routes on the wall include; Espresso, Caffeine, Americano, and Java. The Java Wall is shaded in the morning.
After leaving the Grotto head up and right
Weather station 3.0 miles from here
12 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Java Wall:
Caffeine 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Espresso 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch
Americano 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Cappuccino 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Java 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Featured Route For Java Wall
Espresso 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c CA
: Los Angeles Basin
: ... : Java Wall
"Espresso" is the long and impressive arete and face at the far left side of the Java Wall. There is a large loose looking block protruding from the face at the base. Begin climbing the short steep face, right of the block, to an easy slab section. From here, continue up the arete and make a short traverse left, to pull onto a shelf above the bulge. Follow the left line of bolts (Cappuccino goes straight up) on edges and small pockets on the gently overhanging wall. "Espresso" is one of the best...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
By Jordan Ramey
From: Calgary, Alberta
May 15, 2010
There is a beehive a couple feet left of the base of the climb Java. They are very "mild mannered", we've climbed Java and had no problem with them.
Aug 16, 2010
In regards to the bee hive, there is also a hornets nest on route at the top of Daily Grind near the top/second to last bolt. My friend stuck his finger in their two finger pocket home only to be greeted by a swarm of angry hornets that chased him down the face as I hurriedly lowered him. I wouldn't climb this route until after the first frost when these guys start to die off.