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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 a marked parking lot and Shuttle bus stop.

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Church Bowl:
Parkay Squeeze   5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a     Trad   
Church Bowl Chimney   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad   
Church Bowl Terrace   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad   
Church Bowl Lieback   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Bishops Terrace   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
Revival   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad   
Deja Thorus   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 120'   
Church Bowl Tree   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 60'   
Book of Revelation   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Bitches' Terror   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Energizer   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Keith leading up the first pitch

Bishops Terrace 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Church Bowl
Start up and right of the main church bowl area. This is the classic double crack seen from the road. One of the best 5.8's in the Valley.One pitch ends at a sloping ledge. Rap from the bolts on top. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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The old alter on Churchbowl's left side.
The old alter on Churchbowl's left side.
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By Osprey
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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.