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Routes in Church Bowl

700 Club S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Aunt Fanny's Pantry T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Bishop's Balcony A1 PG13
Bishops Terrace T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Bitches' Terror T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Black is Brown T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Book of Revelation T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Church Bowl Chimney T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Church Bowl Lieback T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Church Bowl Terrace T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Church Bowl Tree T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Deja Thorus T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Energizer S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Haley's Little Warm-up T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Jacob's Ladder T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
More Balls Than Brains TR A3 PG13
No Rest For The Wicked T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Oral Roberts S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Parkay Squeeze T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a V-easy 3
Pole Position S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Revival T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Shomer Shabbat T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Tammy Fae T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Uncle Fanny T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Walk On the Water S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Blitzo on Nov 29, 2006
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Yosemite National Park has yearly closures for Peregrine Falcon Protection March 1- July 15 Details

Description [Suggest Change]

This follows the obvious chimney to the right of "Church Bowl Tree".
Make slippery moves into the main chimney. Exciting climbing leads up this chimney to The Church Bowl Terrace.
Rappel off.

Location [Suggest Change]

Head right at the toe of the cliff. The route is obvious.

Protection [Suggest Change]

Pro to 5".

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caughtinside
Oakland CA
 
caughtinside   Oakland CA
 
The supertopo guide calls this 5.6 I think. Surprisingly enjoyable for such an easy grade, keeps you thinking, takes good pro without needing huge cams. Dec 8, 2006
Rob Dillon  
 
Fight grade creep!
5.6 if you know what you're doing, but in no way a gimme. Jan 2, 2007
M. Morley
Sacramento, CA
 
M. Morley   Sacramento, CA  
 
There is a bolted anchor/rap about 30' to the right of the top of the route. From there, it is one 50' rap to the ground. Jun 15, 2007
Osprey Overhang   ...
 
I find a #5 friend comes in handy as well as a few long slings. You can rap off the chains for Churchbowl Terrace with a single rope.

FA: unknown, by 1950s Dec 31, 2009
Bonesaw
CA
  5.7
Bonesaw   CA
  5.7
Great chimney for practicing technique, although certain features allow one to not depend solely on chimney technique (hence the easier grade). Enjoyable and you can't beat the 30 sec approach. Took nothing bigger than a #3.5 Camalot and that was good... protects farily well. Feb 10, 2011
John Hayes II
  5.7
John Hayes II  
  5.7
I had to fight this chimney. It was good practice, but wasn't the most enjoyable climb anyway.

The top was dirty so I went out right and finished.

Go for it and fight! 4 days ago

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