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05. Bovine Area Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This section of cliff is the right most section of the area with Simpsons wall. Left of Iceberg and Necro wall after they break down

Getting There 

Take the trail out of the parking area closest to the gravel road, cross the stream and stay straight at the first two forks (one will be ~150ft after the stream and the next about another 150ft). Follow the trail up hill and cross over some stream beds to the left at some point. The trail gets steep and goes straight up hill eventually. You come out right in front of a large chimney, this is Fat City. Bovine and Lime House are to the right, Simpsons wall is to the left.

You can also access the area from Iceberg or Necro one of three ways. From Iceberg walk left and pass Necro and cross a field of talus. You'll come up on a bolted line (Limehouse) and a hand and finger crack (Bovine Crack)

From the Iceberg Scramble to the top of the cliff through the corridor and walk climbers left along the edge of the field.

From Iceberg walk back down to the parking lot and take the right hand fork before the river. This will take you into the Simpsons wall trail.

Climbing Season

For the Bozoo area.

Weather station 7.8 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 05. Bovine Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 05. Bovine Area:
Bovine Crack   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 50'   
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Featured Route For 05. Bovine Area
Rock Climbing Photo: limehouse (Photo credit Jason Simpson)

Limehouse 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  WV : Bozoo : 05. Bovine Area
One of the few great sport routes at Bozoo. Starts off on a chock stone and moves through a fat finger crack to a ledge. From the ledge follow the bolt line up...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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By Jonathan Spencer
From: Chattanooga, TN
Nov 29, 2012
Bovine Wall is east facing, so sunny in morning, shady in afternoon.

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