Elevation: 2,164 ft
GPS: 34.125, -118.927 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Art Morimitsu on Feb 26, 2007 · Updates
Admins: jt512, Nicole Wiesenthal, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Salamanizer Ski

Description

As one approaches the western end of cliff band that forms Echo Cliffs, along the Mishe Mokwa Trail, the great orange faces that make up the Dihedrals sector of Echo Cliffs come into view below the obvious spire of Balanced Rock. The Left Flank is the left page of the huge left most orange open book. The right side of the book is the Java Wall. The Left Flank is the farthest left or western end of the main cliff line. This wall contains seven routes ranging in difficulty from 5.8 - 5.10d.

The Left Flank is shaded in the morning and in the late afternoon and is extremely popular due the relatively modest approach compared to other parts of Echo Cliffs, the moderate grades, and its proximity to the Java Wall.

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7 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Left Flank

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 59
The Sumac Route
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 91
Bushwhacked
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 63
Morning Glory
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 115
Black Tide
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 118
B-Line
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 47
Wet Bush
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Sumac Route
 59
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Bushwhacked
 91
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Morning Glory
 63
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Black Tide
 115
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
B-Line
 118
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Wet Bush
 47
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
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