The Bowling Ball Rock Climbing
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The Bowling Ball is a separate formation from the main crag at Marble Caves, although clearly visible along the ridgeline to the northwest. Premium white, yellow, orange, and blue streaked limestone, and host to a number of fine routes, including Marble Caves' most difficult offerings.
Follow the primary directions for Marble Caves; at the pasture, rather than heading left for the main wall, continue driving straight for ~5 minutes. Look for a small boulder on your left with a cairn on top, adjacent to a small pullout. The climbers trail is slightly vague, but generally head downhill and a little left for about 5 minutes, and you should come around the left side of the crag.
Classic Climbing Routes at The Bowling Ball
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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