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Areas in Echo Rock Area

Anasazi Wall 5 / 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Aussie Snack Foods Wall 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Big Hunk 17 / 15 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 35
Cuckoo's Nest, The 4 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Echo Cove 68 / 8 / 15 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 89
Echo Rock 62 / 9 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 78
Little Hunk 44 / 16 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 65
Little Rock Candy Mountain 13 / 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 16
Lost Mule Wall 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Mounds 3 / 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Pixar Wall Area 4 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 7
Reverberation Rocks 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Rusty Wall 6 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Sandworm Rock 3 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Shade Structure, The 5 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Shorty Crag Area 7 / 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Snickers 24 / 7 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 32
Touch and Go Face 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5

Description

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.

Getting There

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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Classic Climbing Routes at Echo Rock Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 312
Double Dip
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 386
Stichter Quits
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 90
Funny Bone
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 190
Fun Stuff
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 95
Bambi Meets Godzilla
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 442
Pope's Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 521
Touch and Go
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 96
Boulder Dash
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 231
Heart and Sole
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 83
Effigy Too
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 89
EBGB's
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 54
Swept Away
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 203
O'Kelley's Crack
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
 141
Big Moe
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 135
Wangerbanger
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Double Dip Echo Rock > Echo Rock - W Face
 312
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Stichter Quits Echo Rock > Echo Rock - W Face
 386
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Funny Bone Snickers > Snickers - N Face
 90
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Fun Stuff Echo Cove > Echo Cove - N Side
 190
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Bambi Meets Godzilla Echo Rock > Echo Rock - E Face > Echo Rock - E Face (L…
 95
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Pope's Crack Echo Rock > Echo Rock - S Face
 442
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Touch and Go Touch and Go Face
 521
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Boulder Dash Echo Cove > Echo Cove - S Side
 96
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Heart and Sole Echo Rock > Echo Rock - W Face
 231
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Effigy Too Echo Cove > Echo Cove - E Side
 83
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
EBGB's Echo Rock > EBGB Block Area
 89
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Swept Away Echo Rock > Echo Rock - S Face
 54
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
O'Kelley's Crack Rusty Wall
 203
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Big Moe Echo Cove > Echo Cove - S Side
 141
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad
Wangerbanger Rusty Wall
 135
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
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