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A nice 'cave' area with 6 overhung routes with lots of tufas.
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.
7 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Surf Bowl:
Guppie 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Bottom Feeder 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Blucifer 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Surfer Rosa 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c Sport, 90'
Big Blue 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
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Nemo 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ E7 6c North America : Mexico : ... : The Surf Bowl
Featuring great rock and consistently interesting moves, Nemo is one of the best single pitch routes in the Potrero. Start off with 2 easy bolts, then climb 2 bolts of 12 minus that take you left and then right, ending at juggy tufas. After resting, make your way up a faint dihedral to a glue-reinforced spike. Some polished edges, a cool gaston pocket, and a crimpy ear lead to a long move right handed that is perhaps the redpoint crux. Try to recover here, then make a very long move that's impro...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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