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The Surf Bowl Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Robert MacKinnon on Jun 13, 2008

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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

For the El Potrero Chico area.

Weather station 4.7 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Surf Bowl

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Surf Bowl:
Blue Fin   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 90'   
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'   
Nemo   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Big Blue   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For The Surf Bowl
Rock Climbing Photo: Nearing the crux of Blucifer.

Blucifer 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  North America : Mexico : ... : The Surf Bowl
This route is a link up from Surfer Rosa to Blue Fin. Climb the first 5 bolts of Surfer Rosa to a big jug in a horizontal band and then traverse left and finish on Blue Fin....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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