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Man's Best Friend

5.10c/d, Sport, 50 ft (15 m),  Avg: 1.3 from 3 votes
FA: Ben Chapman & Pam Neal (February 2010)
California > Los Angeles Basin > Santa Monica Mo… > Echo Cliffs > Upper Tier

Description

"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.

Location

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.

Protection

6 bolts & 2-ring Fixe anchor.

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