Echo Valley

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Thermophage
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Echo Valley

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Heylo all :)

A mate and I are keen to head out to Echo Valley sometime.
Now the problem is this...we know ROUGHLY where it is (up from Boyes Drive)... But we don't know where exactly to park or how long the walk-in is. We both work close there so were wondering if a 4:30 PM arrival time at parking lot was enough to get up and then boulder a little and maybe walk down in the dusk/dark (bergies...?).
Anyway any info you all could provide would be awesome.
I'd check Cutloos's site for the topo/etc, but it is still giving that "permissions" problem.
Anyone have a/the topo in PDF?

Cheers,
Cuan
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gregkriel
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Re: Echo Valley

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swing you email buddy ill send it to you. you can either take the very pumpy weary willy path short but a serious blood pumper or take the gradual old jeep track takes long but much easier and you can huss it. 4:30 is cutting it close though. awe G
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Keith
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Re: Echo Valley

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Four tips:

1. A map that you might find useful:
http://osm.org/go/kPcXvXws5-?layers=C

2. If you have a gps phone, the Maps(-) app makes it easy to find the boulders with the OpenStreetMap
http://maps.coderminus.com/downloads

3. Best park in Duignam Rd
http://www.climb.co.za/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=8283

4. Get the Multifunction LED Emergency Camping Lamp from C.U.M. and you can climb at night. Seriously. Do.
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Thermophage
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Re: Echo Valley

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Shot Kieth,

Check, check, check and check on all 4 :)

Will go check out the maps later when I get home.

Cheers,
Cuan
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TheChris
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Re: Echo Valley

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HI all

I'm looking for a topo for the echo valley area, does anyone have one floating around?
Thanks
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