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7. The Bowl and Red Shirt

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7. The Bowl and Red Shirt Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Brad Warne on Feb 7, 2007
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Another area that has a good mix of climbing styles. Red Shirt was a major effort at the time and is a very popular route as the polished rock on the first few pitches will show. The nearby Dreambed shows a different style with the use of mostly bolt protection at a higher grade.

Getting There 

Once at the base of the cliff head east. Red Shirt area is found between Forbidden Corner and the center of the prominent feature of The Bowl.

Climbing Season

For the Bow Valley area.

Weather station 8.7 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 7. The Bowl and Red Shirt

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 7. The Bowl and Red Shirt:
Red Shirt   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 8 pitches, 800'   
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Red Shirt 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  North America : Canada : ... : 7. The Bowl and Red Shirt
This is a reasonable low-end, moderate route that features some adventure, some route finding challenges, and some loose rock. Its limited technical difficulties & less-than-vertical rock will help acquaint the novice to the cliff, but the loose rock and traversing might leave some grumbling. This, pioneered by Greenwood, Kahl and Lofthouse in 1962, was one of the earliest routes to go to the top. Also, this route is a bit infamous for the disproportionate number of injuries and fatality(ies)...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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