Echo Wall

(8 routes)

is about halfway between The Superbowl and Leech Wall. It has a large yellow corner, with two obvious cracklines to the L. L again is a ledgy tree-filled gully.
There are obvious signs of signs of seismic damage and some large loose blocks, this area is possibly best left alone.

Altitude: 
150m
Type: 
Wall
Aspect: 
East
Walk time: 
30 mins
Access: 

continue along the track, past The Supebowl, towards Leech Wall, about halfway between the two a small open valley heads off slightly south west.

Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Link to edit content
Side By Side 15
0
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3m R. Up slabby groove to grassy platform. Traverse L several metres to crack, up this to bush, then short arête above bush to ledge. Traverse L to belay tree of other routes.
Peter Gresham, 2004
Cracked 18
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A few metres up and R by small bush. Finger & hand crack, finishing as for Misguided.
Alan Hill, 2004
Fang 21
0
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Just R of the gully is a short steep slightly RW trending crack. Through small tree to gain crack, up this. Cams to #1.5 useful, tree belay.
Alan Hill, 2004
Ret’s Go 17
0
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Start below gully and climb up and LW to base of R-facing crack above large bush. Up the crack, abseil descent from small tree.
Pete Gresham, 2004
Misguided 16
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To the R, just beyond platform is a groove with thin crack above niche. Up to cracked bulge, escape R and up groove to tree anchor & abseil the groove.
Alan Hill, 2004
Flake Route 17
0
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Start 6m R of large corner. From platform climb L-trending groove to ledge below triangular roof/flake feature. Step across to wide flake, up this then traverse its top RW to small tree & crack belay. Quite atmospheric.
Alan Hill, 2004
Smart Choice 15
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Directly up through bulge to crack shared with EF. Up this then move L at the top of crack to tree abseil or gully walk-off.
Pete Gresham, 2004
Everything’s Fourteen 15
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Same start, continue up short corner then step R to crack of Smart Choice, up this for a couple of moves then right to tree anchor & abseil.
Pete Gresham, 2004