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The Surf Bowl  


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Submitted By: Robert MacKinnon on Jun 13, 2008
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Description 

A nice 'cave' area with 6 overhung routes with lots of tufas.



Getting There 

Located up behind the Spires and between the Dihedrals area and the base of Time Wave Zero. To get there follow the Pink Dot trail from Hobo Camp up past the Spires, over the small saddle onto the nice trail. Scramble up the small slab continue on the trail that goes to The Surf Bowl. The approach takes about 25 to 35 minutes.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.7 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['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',4],['5.13',3],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Surf Bowl:
Guppie   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
Bottom Feeder   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Blucifer   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Surfer Rosa   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 90'   
Big Blue   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For The Surf Bowl
Shawn taking a good rest before starting the crux.

Guppie 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  North America : Mexico : ... : The Surf Bowl
Guppie starts on the darker rock and goes up easier terrain to a great resting stance before angling to about 100 degrees through the crux and then go back to vertical. The crux is probably about 2/3 of the way up (although the finish can be hard if you get too pumped lower down)....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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