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The Alcove  


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Submitted By: Benjamin Chapman on Dec 12, 2009
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Description 

The Alcove offers slightly overhung routes that tend to have somewhat smaller holds than others of their grade at Echo Cliffs. The Alcove is also home to one of only three crack lines at the crag. The Alcove routes are in the shade in the afternoon, and the routes on the right wall are also in the shade in the morning.

Getting There 

Located uphill and around the corner from the Tower of Zen. The Alcove is 10 - 12 minutes from the Grotto.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.0 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',2],['5.12',5],['5.13',1],['>=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 The Alcove:
The Guillotine   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
El Nino   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Whippersnapper   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Geezer   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Pride   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For The Alcove
Ben on the Guillotine

The Guillotine 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : The Alcove
Starts up the left facing corner, clipping the bolts on the left wall. Once you reach the flake follow it up and left to Geezer's anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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