Elevation: 4,699 ft
GPS: 39.30395, -120.67147
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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.

406 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bowman/Emeralds

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 94
Cast In Stone
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 98
Rock n Rolla
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 145
Closed For Lunch
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 205
Push To Open
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 103
420 Club
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 302
Step Into The Light
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 91
Long Shot
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 133
Where's The Beef
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 175
Charlee And The Stick Factory
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 75
Totality
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 163
Super Size Me
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 73
In And Out Urge
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 129
Duppy Conqueror
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 67
Radio Static
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 73
Steel Monkey
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Cast In Stone Emeralds > Benches > Negativity Cave
 94
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Rock n Rolla Bowman Valley > Candy Land
 98
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Closed For Lunch Emeralds > Benches > Dollar Store
 145
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Push To Open Emeralds > Benches > Dollar Store
 205
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
420 Club Emeralds > Benches > Chalkporium
 103
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Step Into The Light Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Left
 302
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Long Shot Bowman Valley > Cove
 91
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Where's The Beef Emeralds > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 133
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Charlee And The Stick Factory Emeralds > Benches > Fortress
 175
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Totality Emeralds > Benches > Chalkporium
 75
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Super Size Me Emeralds > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 163
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
In And Out Urge Emeralds > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 73
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Duppy Conqueror Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Left
 129
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Radio Static Emeralds > Benches > Steel Monkey Wall
 67
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Steel Monkey Emeralds > Benches > Steel Monkey Wall
 73
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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