Echo Cove - South Side Rock Climbing
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DescriptionEcho Cove is one of the most popular climbing spots in the Park. It has: easy access, flat bases, good, short moderate and moderately difficult routes.
The southern side of the main "Cove" features featured vertical and slightly overhanging rock. It is shady most of the day (particularly in winter when the sun is low in the sky). Routes are easily top-roped; though most can be lead.
Most popular routes here are Deceptive Corner (5.7*); Boulder Dash (5.9*); and Big Moe (5.11a/b***).
Routes from left to right -
Scott's TR (5.11c TR)
Y5K (5.10b TR)
Marta's Matzah Balls (5.8)
Old Nut (5.8 R)
Bucket Brigade (5.7)
Big Easy (5.9)
Ocean of Night (aka Out to Grunge) (5.10c)
Death On The Nile (5.10a)
Jewel of the Nile (5.11b TR)
Deceptive Corner (5.7)
Little Moe (5.11a)
Ground Up or Shut Up (aka Poppycock) (5.11b)
Boulder Dash (5.9)
Bullocks (5.10d TR)
Big Moe (5.11a)
Out to Lunge (5.10d R)
Getting ThereFrom the Quail Springs Road-Big Horn Pass Road (Barker Dam Road) intersection, drive east on Big Horn Pass Road for 0.6+ miles. Turn left at the gravel road signed "Key's Ranch-Wonderland of Rocks." Continue straight (onto a dirt road) for about 0.25 mile (past the large parking lot turnoff). A small fence lot will be found on the right at the "mouth" of the Cove. If full, park about 150 yards back at a larger fenced lot.
Classic Climbing Routes at Echo Cove - South Side
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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