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K-9

5.10b, Sport, 50 ft,  Avg: 2 from 5 votes
FA: Ben Chapman & Pam Neal (March 2010)
California > Los Angeles Basin > Santa Monica Mo… > Echo Cliffs > The Upper Tier
Access Issue: Grotto and Lookout closed Details

Description

Begin in the middle of the narrow orange buttress. Pull up onto the slab on horizontals and pockets. Continue up the slab, using pockets and the right arete. At the top of the slab clip the 3rd bolt and move left to the steep face on knobs and small features. Continue up the face above past two more bolts.

Location

Left of "Welcome to Echo."

Protection

5 bolts & 2-ring Fixe anchor.

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"K-9" ascends the narrow, left-leaning orange buttress on the left side of the photo, below and left of the climber in white. The climber is on "Welcome to Echo Cliffs."
[Hide Photo] "K-9" ascends the narrow, left-leaning orange buttress on the left side of the photo, below and left of the climber in white. The climber is on "Welcome to Echo Cliffs."
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[Hide Comment] Nice 5.8 climbing with a single well-protected crux move. This climb will be featured in my upcoming "Guide to the Giveaways". Apr 21, 2015