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Echo Cliffs

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About Echo Cliffs:

A beautiful sport climbing area nested in the Santa Monica Mountains. Featuring some of the longest and steepest sport routes in southern california.
Nearest town or city: Westlake Village
Directions: HWY 101 West. Exit Westlake Blvd/(CA-23 South) and go south approx 7mi. Turn right on Mulholland Hwy heading west. Turn right on Little Sycamore Canyon Rd. Little Sycamore Canyon becomes Yerba Buena Rd. Park in first set of pullouts on either side of Yerba Buena about a mile before Circle X Ranch. Trailhead starts from parking lot on right side of road.

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Map of Circle X Ranch at trailhead. Hike Misha Mokwa trail for approx 30min. Trail intersects dry streambed on right. Take streambed down and across gulley to climbing area.

Latitude, Longitude: 34.12545, -118.92416
Access Issues: Stay on designated trails... This area was closed down at one point due to concerns over the erosion created by climbers not approaching on on designated trails. There are apparently endangered plants in the area. Rangers have asked climbers to limit bolting/loud music to weekdays due to complaints by hikers. Dogs are allowed on the trails, but not on the cliff.
Camping: No
When to Climb:
Quantity of Climbs: Year

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Forum Discussions (See all 45 posts )

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
No Replies Treking Poles and Persol Sunglasses lost at Echo ascanio 0 Dec 10 2012, 8:47 PM
No Replies Found Scarpa Shoes SierraSummits 0 Nov 13 2012, 5:57 AM
No Replies Found Gri-Gri at Echo Cliffs (6/3/12) jkenderes 0 Jun 06 2012, 2:42 AM
No Replies Lost Climbing the Santa Monicas Book ThomasB 0 Jan 19 2011, 8:05 AM
With Replies HELP!!! Lost Gear - Evac. -- Found transattic 105 Feb 20 2011, 9:23 PM
With Replies dogs at echo cliffs johnbarleycorn 6 May 13 2010, 1:54 AM
No Replies Climbing partner June 8th? USnavy 0 May 11 2010, 2:27 PM
With Replies climbing partner mtrox713 1 Mar 26 2010, 5:18 PM
With Replies Draws Taken from Kamikaze runderekrun 9 Mar 10 2010, 8:14 AM
No Replies Want pictures of you climbing? For free? graysonkemp 0 Feb 21 2009, 3:41 AM
With Replies multi-pitch Tradstheway 1 Feb 08 2009, 9:33 AM
No Replies Echo in the wind? ilikerock13 0 Jan 09 2009, 5:34 AM
No Replies Anyone find 2 draws in the Grotto? wizard 0 Nov 26 2008, 7:16 PM
With Replies Name of Wall above the Grotto zaphod777 2 Mar 17 2009, 12:25 AM
With Replies Anyone want to show me around? mmoschetto 1 Mar 31 2008, 7:42 PM