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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: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Howard Doyle and Herb Laeger, December 1977
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Shared By: Roger Linfield on Sep 12, 2006
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This is a steep face and crack; not sustained. It's a bit to the right of Tofu The Dwarf and Palm-u-Granite, and starts from the ground. Climbing over a small roof is the crux - continue up a groove above.

Protection

standard rack

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Sean
Oak Park, CA
Sean   Oak Park, CA
one could actually hang ten pulling that initial roof instead of bypassing it. cool sequence. harder at 10b/c? but yeah, sketchy pro in suspect rock well above a good stretch of blank starting slab Feb 12, 2015
Nathan Scherneck
Portland, OR
  5.9-
Nathan Scherneck   Portland, OR
  5.9-
To pass the bulge between the two horizontals I moved right of the prominent waterstreak to the very obvious undercling and made a reachy move to the horizontal fist crack above. Traversing back left using the horizontal crack was interesting and gets the 5.9- rating, but this might not be necessary for others. The rest of the route was cruiser but enjoyable. Dec 18, 2010
Kyle Wills
Chicago, IL
  5.8
Kyle Wills   Chicago, IL
  5.8
I question the two topo beta drawings on this page. The two seems to contradict each other and I found the more obvious line to be closer to Blitzo's drawing. However this line allows you to bypass the initial roof, which is great because there is basically no Pro until you are standing easily above it. Then the pro is only marginal until you reach the routes crux which is surmounting the bulge between the two horizontals with the prominent undercling(IMHO). Neither beta drawing has the route using this obvious feature, which is a height dependent 5.8 move. The rest of the route is a cruise control jug haul. I overall found this route very enjoyable.

If done in this manner it is most definitely only a 5.8 due to the single crux. The rest of the climbing is 5.5 and under. Nov 29, 2010