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Elevation: 4,200 ft 1,280 m
GPS: 34.0252, -116.1558
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Echo Rock is the huge dome closest to the parking area and a popular destination with climbers. Due to it's size the dome has been broken into separate areas to more easily navigate the wealth of routes.

The very popular Echo Rock - West Face is a slabby apron of rock with many single pitch face routes from 5.6 to 5.11+ as well as the occasional crack climb. Some of the popular routes include Double Dip (5.6) and Stichter Quits (5.7), Stick to What (5.9), Heart and Sole (5.10a) and Quick Draw McGraw (5.10a).

Being somewhat sheltered makes the Echo Rock - South Face a popular winter spot as it soaks up the sun and is a good spot to challenge yourself of a nice mix of crack and face routes. Some of the better ones here are Pope's Crack (5.9), Raked over the Coles (5.10d), Swept Away (5.11a), British Airways (5.11a R), Sole Fusion (5.12a) and My Idea of Fun (5.12d).

The EBGB Block Area is centered around a prominent block perched atop a shelf and visible from afar with Zondo's Perks (5.10a), EBGB's (5.10d), Jane's Getting Serious (5.12b) being some of the better routes.

The lesser visited Echo Rock - East Face can be a good spot to escape the crowds of the more popular areas as well as sample some lesser known routes such as Bambi Meets Godzilla (5.8), Closed on Mondays (5.9), The Menace (5.10b), Beadwagon (5.11a R) and Igor Prince of Poodles (5.11c).

Getting There Suggest change

Echo Rock is located just east of the Echo Cove formation. By skirting the south end of the Echo Cove formation and walking east, you will run smack dab into Echo Rock. Please stick to designated trails!

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Classic Climbing Routes at Echo Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 438
Double Dip
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 583
Stichter Quits
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 84
Penny Lane
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 167
Bambi Meets Godzilla
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 685
Pope's Crack
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 368
Heart and Sole
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 68
Forbidden Paradise
Trad
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 117
Pope's Crack, Direct Finish
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 158
EBGB's
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 36
Raked over the Coles
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 92
Swept Away
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
 73
British Airways
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 16
Fast Lane
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
 9
Rule Britannia
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13
 6
Sole Fusion
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Double Dip Echo Rock - W Face
 438
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Stichter Quits Echo Rock - W Face
 583
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Penny Lane Echo Rock - W Face
 84
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Bambi Meets Godzilla Echo Rock - E Face > Echo Rock - E Face (L…
 167
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Pope's Crack Echo Rock - S Face
 685
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Heart and Sole Echo Rock - W Face
 368
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Forbidden Paradise Echo Rock - W Face
 68
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Pope's Crack, Direct Finish Echo Rock - S Face
 117
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
EBGB's EBGB Block Area
 158
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Raked over the Coles Echo Rock - S Face
 36
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Swept Away Echo Rock - S Face
 92
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
British Airways Echo Rock - S Face
 73
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad
Fast Lane EBGB Block Area
 16
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Rule Britannia Echo Rock - S Face
 9
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R Trad
Sole Fusion Echo Rock - S Face
 6
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13 Trad
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