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Church Bowl

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700 Club S 
Aunt Fanny's Pantry T 
Bishop's Balcony 
Bishops Terrace T 
Bitches' Terror T 
Black is Brown T 
Book of Revelation T 
Church Bowl Chimney T 
Church Bowl Lieback T 
Church Bowl Terrace T 
Church Bowl Tree T 
Deja Thorus T,TR 
Energizer S 
Haley's Little Warm-up T 
Jacob's Ladder T 
More Balls Than Brains TR 
Oral Roberts S 
Parkay Squeeze T 
Pole Position S 
Revival T 
Shomer Shabbat T 
Tammy Fae T 
Uncle Fanny T 
Walk On the Water S 

Church Bowl Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Church Bowl has some good moderate climbs. It is very popular and can get crowded.

Getting There 

Church Bowl is on the north side of the road from Yosemite Village, to the Ahwahnee Hotel.

There is no shuttle bus stop at Churchbowl. If taking the bus, get off at the Village Store stop and walk toward the Ahwahnee.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.2 miles from here

24 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',3],['5.8',3],['5.9',1],['5.10',8],['5.11',4],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Church Bowl

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Church Bowl:
More Balls Than Brains   A3 PG13     TR, Aid, 1 pitch, 60'   
Parkay Squeeze   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a V-easy 3     Trad, Boulder   
Church Bowl Chimney   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Bishops Terrace   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
Church Bowl Terrace   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   
Church Bowl Lieback   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Deja Thorus   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 120'   
Pole Position   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
Revival   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Church Bowl Tree   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 60'   
Tammy Fae   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 130'   
Book of Revelation   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Bitches' Terror   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Energizer   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Church Bowl
Rock Climbing Photo: Hook moves down low

More Balls Than Brains A3 PG13  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Church Bowl
Follow hook moves and two hangerless bolts to a thin seam. Can be done hammerless if you're feeling ambitious. Easy to set a toprope after climbing Church Bowl Tree. Can be led, but there's no good gear until up higher so a fall before the offset cam placements will be onto a hangerless bolt......[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Church Bowl Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The old altar on Churchbowl's left side.
The old altar on Churchbowl's left side.
Rock Climbing Photo: Church Bowl Tree  Photo: Tyler Casey
Church Bowl Tree Photo: Tyler Casey

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By Osprey Overhang
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Feb 23, 2010
There is no shuttle bus stop at Churchbowl. If taking the bus, get off at the Village Store stop and walk toward the Ahwahnee.

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