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Routes in The Upper Tier

AKC S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Barkley, The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Blackie S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Doggie Style S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
K-9 S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Man's Best Friend S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Puppy Feet S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Reverb S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sasha S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Walter S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Welcome to Echo S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Ben Chapman & Pam Neal (February 2010)
Page Views: 385 total · 4/month
Shared By: Benjamin Chapman on Feb 24, 2010
Admins: jt512, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Echo Cliffs - Grotto and Lookout closed Details


"Man's Best Friend" climbs a gently overhanging buttress utilizing small pockets, edges, and crimps. Begin below a narrow ledge 8 ft above the base, mantle the ledge and continue pulling small pockets and features past a shallow horizontal. Above the horizontal pull onto the steep upper headwall on crimps to a large flat cobble. Continue up and left above the cobble to the anchors.


Right-most route on The Upper Tier. Walk east, along the base, until below a series of ledges 8-10 feet above the ground. Begin below the ledges on the steep orange buttress between shallow black water streaks.


6 bolts & 2-ring Fixe anchor.



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