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Bowling Pin Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 6,400'
Location: 37.32959, -118.5772 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, John Robinson, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Mar 26, 2007
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Description 

This distinctive boulder, shaped like a falling bowling pin, is situated in the center of Buttermilks Main.

Getting There 

From the Birthday Boulders parking area, traverse the hillside eastwards for 100+ yards. It's just uphill from the Tut Boulder. The boulder is easily spotted when viewed from the east.

Climbing Season

For the Buttermilks Main area.

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Bowling Pin Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bowling Pin Boulder:
Bowling Pin   V4 6B     Boulder   
Bowling Pin Sit   V6- 7A     Boulder, 15'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Luke on the Bowling Pin. Photo by Matt Palmer

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Photos of Bowling Pin Boulder Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Bowling Pin.
The Bowling Pin.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Bowling Pin (lower left corner) and the Tut Bo...
BETA PHOTO: The Bowling Pin (lower left corner) and the Tut Bo...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bowling Pin. Photo by Blitzo.
Bowling Pin. Photo by Blitzo.

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By Greg DeMatteo
From: W. Lebanon, NH
Jan 9, 2009
One of the crux holds broke off recently making this a bit (but not a grade) harder.

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