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Elevation: 4,699 ft 1,432 m
GPS: 39.30395, -120.67147
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Shared By: Justin Johnsen on May 8, 2018
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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 Suggest change

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.

419 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
 105
Cast In Stone
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 104
Rock n Rolla
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 346
Step Into The Light
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 66
Flying Snakes
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 194
Charlee And The Stick Factory
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 181
Super Size Me
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 41
Welcome To Thunderdome
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 83
In And Out Urge
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 145
Duppy Conqueror
Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 34
Twice Cooked Whopper
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 77
Radio Static
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 28
Fries With That Mantle
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 83
Steel Monkey
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 36
We've Come For Your Daughter, CHUCK
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 16
Handbook Of The Recently Deceased
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Cast In Stone Emeralds > Benches > Negativity Cave
 105
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Rock n Rolla Bowman Valley > Candy Land
 104
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Step Into The Light Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Left
 346
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Flying Snakes Bowman Valley > Cove
 66
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Charlee And The Stick Factory Emeralds > Benches > Fortress
 194
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Super Size Me Emeralds > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 181
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Welcome To Thunderdome Emeralds > Benches > Thunderdome
 41
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
In And Out Urge Emeralds > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 83
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Duppy Conqueror Emeralds > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Left
 145
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Twice Cooked Whopper Emeralds > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 34
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Radio Static Emeralds > Steel Monkey Wall
 77
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Fries With That Mantle Emeralds > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 28
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Steel Monkey Emeralds > Steel Monkey Wall
 83
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
We've Come For Your Daughte… Bowman Valley > B - Word
 36
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Handbook Of The Recently De… Bowman Valley > B - Word
 16
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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