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The Bowling Alley Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Adam Leedy on May 31, 2009
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Description 

Southern most crag in Muir. Even if the Parking lot is full, this place will be empty. Probably the most secluded crag in Muir. Mostly slightly steep pockety faces. Still pretty new and untraveled so a lot of the rock is fragile and sharp

Getting There 

Hike to Sunny Side in the Rebel Camp Hollow. Rather than turn left up to the last routes of Sunny Side, continue on the trail (a sight points in the direction of Hatton. Follow this trail until you pass between two large boulders and come to a steep trail that breaks up left. This meets another wider trail. Follow it right for a while and the cliff will become visible on your left.

Climbing Season

For the Muir Valley area.

Weather station 8.6 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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By MikeWilkinson
From: Lexington, KY
Sep 16, 2016
Climbed here on one of the hottest days of summer, and this wall gets shade 90% of the day when leaves are on the trees. Doesn't appear to see much climbing, as there were many spider webs and not too much chalk on holds either. Great place to get away from crowds and bag a few quick climbs.

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