Elevation: 5,466 ft
GPS: 31.692, -110.429 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 28,875 total · 365/month
Shared By: Luis Cisneros on Oct 15, 2014
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Brian Boyd
Access Issue: Access trail crosses a private ranch. READ PARKING REQUIREMENTS BELOW ! Details

Description

This is the area where most of the original established lines, and more steep routes are located. North face, gets shade all day.  When fully developed this will be one of the premier walls for difficult sport climbing in Southern AZ.  There are currently closed projects at this wall so please respect any red tags that are in place.

Getting There

Hike up to the Farmhouse and hike right across to cliff band past a gully with lots of loose rocks in it (aka "the Bowling alley). The cliff has a large flat ledge under it.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bowling Alley Main Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 14
Changing Lanes
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 12
7-10 Split
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 33
Strikes and Gutters
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 15
Snare the Spare
Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 15
The Bees Knees
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 7
Log Jammin'
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 28
Underwhere
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 20
Rinse and Repeat
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 11
The Rookie
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 10
Stealing Thunder
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 5
The Lisp
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 4
Kingpin
Sport
5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
 6
Lies and Candy
Sport
5.13c/d 8b 31 X 31 E8 7a
 4
Superunknown
Sport
5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
 3
House of Sky
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Changing Lanes
 14
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
7-10 Split
 12
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Strikes and Gutters
 33
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Snare the Spare
 15
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
The Bees Knees
 15
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Log Jammin'
 7
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Underwhere
 28
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Rinse and Repeat
 20
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
The Rookie
 11
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Stealing Thunder
 10
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
The Lisp
 5
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
Kingpin
 4
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
Lies and Candy
 6
5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a Sport
Superunknown
 4
5.13c/d 8b 31 X 31 E8 7a Sport
House of Sky
 3
5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a Sport
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