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Routes in Echo Cove - North Side

Battle of Britain (aka Penelope Street) T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Chute Up T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
Echo Buttress TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Fun Stuff T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Fun with a Gun T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Hang Ten T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Helix T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
Hot Knife T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Palm-U-Granite T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Pepasan T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Pigs on the Wing T 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
Pinky Lee T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Porky Pig TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
R. A. F. T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Raging Intensity T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Santa's Little Helpers T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Sound of One Shoe Tapping, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Swing Low S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Tofu the Dwarf T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
W. A. C. T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
White Fang T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: Tim Pinar, Brett Pinar, Frazier Haney, Todd Gordon, July 2004
Page Views: 6,177 total · 38/month
Shared By: Steve Powell on Dec 11, 2004
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Starts about five feet to right of R. A. F.. Climb a ramp to the first bolt on the arete. Follow the remaining bolts to the anchor. Always stay to the right of R. A. F..


Five bolts to a two bolt anchor with rings.
Steven Powers
Steven Powers  
this is a fun addition to the echo slab climbs, in a few seasons this will be the most popular moderate in the echo cove. from the anchors you can top-rope pinky lee another excellent climb. Dec 16, 2004
Yucca Valley, CA
Locker   Yucca Valley, CA
I've led this thing a few times and agree that it is worth doing. Dec 17, 2004
C Miller
C Miller   CA  
A well-protected and fun addition to the area which, no doubt, will see lots of traffic as word of it's existence spreads. Two stars out of five. Jan 19, 2005
I thought the route was fun and allowed an easy rap down from several routes. However, is this route that much different in difficulty than WAC and One Shoe? If they are 5.8 shouldn't this route be perhaps 5.8- for consistency (perhaps the five bolts reduced the difficulty level)? Apr 21, 2005
Steven Powers
Steven Powers  
those other routes in my opinion are really about 5.6 not 5.8 as they are claimed. Dec 14, 2005
Steve Powell  
I've climbed this route three times, and have led it twice. the most recent was on November 18th. It was hot and greasy. I believe under those conditions the route is 5.7+ Nov 22, 2007
100% pure friction. I think I managed a few v10 cranks on crystals to get up this one! Yea, I took a hang just to calm my jittery leg...SO! Mar 30, 2009
The bolts are hard to clip if you are short. Feb 2, 2015
Steve Powell  
I am short, and could easily clip the bolts. Feb 20, 2015
The Billy Goat
The Billy Goat   fontana,ca
Fun route, really slabby, not much to grab but a real confidence booster for those learning to lead. I met Bob Gaines while he was with one of his clients. A buddy and I knocked this one off our list and then I had the honor of belaying Bob on this route as he walked right up it like it was nothing. I found the route to be tough for my second sport lead and was in aww of Bob. Really cool, really memorable day.... belaying Bob Gaines HA! Jan 4, 2016

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