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Areas in Bowman Area

Black Buttes 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Bowman Valley 5 / 107 / 17 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 125
Emeralds, The 8 / 104 / 12 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 123
Island Lake Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 22 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 22
Penner Lake 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3

Description

The many, many spots along or near Bowman Lake Road. The Emeralds and Bowman Valley are both popular concentrations when the snow is gone.

Check the Emeralds/Bowman Valley conditions forum.

Getting There

Bowman Road starts humbly off the north side of highway 20, a short drive from where it merges into interstate 80. It's easy to miss on the first and second visit.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bowman Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 98
Bushmaster
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 41
Cast In Stone
Sport 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 80
Price Check
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 52
Rock n Rolla
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 73
Ghost Town
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 85
Closed for lunch
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 82
Rebirth
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 74
If the Shoe Fits
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 113
Push to Open
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 146
Step Into The Light
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 47
Where's The Beef
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 93
Charlee and the Stick Factory
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 65
Super Size Me
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 60
Duppy Conquer
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 30
Steel Monkey
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bushmaster Emeralds > Benches > Dollar Store
 98
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport
Cast In Stone Emeralds > Benches > Negativity Cave
 41
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Price Check Emeralds > Benches > Dollar Store
 80
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Rock n Rolla Bowman Valley > Candy Land
 52
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Ghost Town Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Right
 73
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Closed for lunch Emeralds > Benches > Dollar Store
 85
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Rebirth Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Right
 82
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
If the Shoe Fits Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Right
 74
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Push to Open Emeralds > Benches > Dollar Store
 113
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Step Into The Light Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Left
 146
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Where's The Beef Emeralds > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 47
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Charlee and the Stick Factory Emeralds > Benches > Fortress
 93
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Super Size Me Emeralds > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 65
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Duppy Conquer Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Left
 60
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Steel Monkey Emeralds > Benches > Steel Monkey Wall
 30
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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