Mountain Project Logo
To save paper & ink, use the [Hide] controls next to photos and comments so you only print what you need.

The Snatch

5.10a, Trad, 50 ft,  Avg: 2.4 from 15 votes
FA: Roger Linfield, March 1979
California > Joshua Tree NP > Echo Rock Area > Echo Cove > Echo Cove - E Side

Description

A hand crack with a short face climbing start and an offwidth exit in a shady location.

Location

To the left of Jughead and just right of the wide, short D.E. chimney.

Protection

Standard rack up to 3 or 4 inches

Photos [Hide ALL Photos]

Devin at the steep finish
[Hide Photo] Devin at the steep finish

Comments [Hide ALL Comments]

[Hide Comment] Classy little crack line! Closer to 50' than the 80' listed here. No dreaded OW, maybe only a 5' long section of cups-to-fist with big faceholds alongside. Mostly just steep hands on good rock with a short fingery crux at the bottom. Jan 22, 2013
BrettAtBond
  5.10a
[Hide Comment] Fun! A low angled featured face leads to a shelf off of which is a bouldery crux followed by solid hands. The crack tapers toward the back so you can pick your jam size.

To get off we climbed the short feature in the corner up and to the climbers right then walked south west under the wave feature then curved back around right to the base of the climb. Nov 23, 2014