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.

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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.
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 98
Bushmaster
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 82
Price Check
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 42
Cast In Stone
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 54
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
 75
If the Shoe Fits
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 115
Push to Open
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 55
420 Club
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 151
Step Into The Light
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 49
Where's The Beef
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 94
Charlee and the Stick Factory
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 68
Super Size Me
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 61
Duppy Conquer
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bushmaster Emeralds > Benches > Dollar Store
 98
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Price Check Emeralds > Benches > Dollar Store
 82
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Cast In Stone Emeralds > Benches > Negativity Cave
 42
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Rock n Rolla Bowman Valley > Candy Land
 54
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
 75
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Push to Open Emeralds > Benches > Dollar Store
 115
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
420 Club Emeralds > Benches > Chalkporium
 55
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Step Into The Light Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Left
 151
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Where's The Beef Emeralds > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 49
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Charlee and the Stick Factory Emeralds > Benches > Fortress
 94
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Super Size Me Emeralds > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 68
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Duppy Conquer Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Left
 61
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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