Elevation: 4,699 ft
GPS: 39.304, -120.671 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Justin Johnsen on May 8, 2018
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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.

304 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.
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 100
Bushmaster
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 86
Price Check
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 46
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
 76
Ghost Town
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 88
Closed for lunch
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 84
Rebirth
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 76
If the Shoe Fits
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 121
Push to Open
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 57
420 Club
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 156
Step Into The Light
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 51
Where's The Beef
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 100
Charlee and the Stick Factory
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 73
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
 100
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Price Check Emeralds > Benches > Dollar Store
 86
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Cast In Stone Emeralds > Benches > Negativity Cave
 46
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
 76
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Closed for lunch Emeralds > Benches > Dollar Store
 88
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Rebirth Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Right
 84
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
If the Shoe Fits Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Right
 76
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Push to Open Emeralds > Benches > Dollar Store
 121
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
420 Club Emeralds > Benches > Chalkporium
 57
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Step Into The Light Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Left
 156
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Where's The Beef Emeralds > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 51
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Charlee and the Stick Factory Emeralds > Benches > Fortress
 100
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Super Size Me Emeralds > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 73
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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