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Shared By: Steve Marr on Apr 17, 2007 with 2 Suggestions
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

Description

Square Inch Wall is the first real climbing wall at Echo, so named because just about every square inch of the wall is climbable. The majority of the moderate climbs are located here – many quite good. Like the rest of Echo, Square Inch wall is often wet late into the spring, and after a good rain. The routes are all 50 to 60 feet in length. As of the summer of 2006, a large tree at the top of the wall with slings around the base fell over and is perched precariously above a number of the routes to the left of the first wooden ladder.

Getting There

Follow the approach trail past the jumble of boulders and trees to a point where it turns uphill. Scramble to the base of the wall, and follow it around to the right. The first short wall is the bouldering wall. The next section of 50-60 foot high cliff is the Square Inch Wall. There are a couple of wooden ladders set perpendicular to the wall to help you scramble along the base.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Square Inch Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 97
Maiming of the Shrew
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 52
Rocket
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 148
Skeletal Ribs
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 31
Threading the Alpine Needle
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 10
Widowmaker
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 92
Cooler Sacrifice
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 91
VH-1
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 29
Horn of Plenty
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 60
Beeline
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 13
California Potato Chip
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 51
Mandrill
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 8
Finger Locking Good
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 35
Piss of Fear
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 31
Three Belches
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 21
Live Free or Die - Part 2
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Maiming of the Shrew
 97
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Rocket
 52
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Skeletal Ribs
 148
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Threading the Alpine Needle
 31
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Widowmaker
 10
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Cooler Sacrifice
 92
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
VH-1
 91
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Horn of Plenty
 29
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Beeline
 60
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
California Potato Chip
 13
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Mandrill
 51
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Finger Locking Good
 8
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Piss of Fear
 35
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Three Belches
 31
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Live Free or Die - Part 2
 21
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
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