Adventure Projects is hiring a web engineer to join us in Boulder, CO
Mountain Project Logo

Routes in The Punchbowl

Bam S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Corporate Greed S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Drive By Shooting S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Gray Block Left (submitted as Blue Route 2) S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Gray Block Right (submitted as Blue Route 1) S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Let The Honeymoon Begin S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Lugie Head S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Momentary Lack of Resin S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Mouse S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mouse Almighty S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
One Classy Bitch S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Punchbown Arch (Right Arch of Cave) S 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c PG13
Smoke on the Water S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Snipe Hunter S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Sunrise Shuffle S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Super Barnacle S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Turds in the Punchbowl S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Order Wrong? Sort Routes
Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 193 total · 1/month
Shared By: Monomaniac on Jul 9, 2007
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

You & This Route

6 Opinions

Your To-Do List:

Add To-Do · View List

Your Star Rating:

     Clear Rating

Your Difficulty Rating:

-none- Change

Your Ticks:

Add New Tick


Turds in the Punchbowl climbs the tan-colored buttress to the right of Drive By Shooting. Despite its proximity to its neightobr, the rock here is not nearly as good as the stone to the left. There are pockets of excellent limestone, but there is also a good bit of spooky choss.

The line begins with a difficult, thrutchy crux on shattered rock, to get established in the low corner. Easy moves up the steepening corner lead to a nice stance right on the prow. The desparate crux follows, moving over the slight bulge via rounded sidepulls. The juggy horizontal break above is a great relief. Move up easier ledges on brown rock to the poor anchor.


Turds is the next bolted line right of Drive By Shooting. Currently this is the third route right of the bolted dihedral.

From L->R:
Corporate Greed, 5.9, bolted dihedral.
Snipe Hunter, 12c, new route.
Drive By Shooting, 11d.
Turds in the Punchbowl, "12a".


10 Bolts. Stick clip highly recommended for the difficult start on poor rock. The anchor is two Metolius Rap Hangers. Four screwlinks or two screlinks & some chain would really improve the situation at the top.


Morrison, CO
Monomaniac   Morrison, CO  
I'm told this is 12a. This was the hardest 12a I've done in a long time. Aug 10, 2009
chatfield lake ,co
DJ RYNO   chatfield lake ,co
Got on this last weekend, I feel it's a one move wonder for a crux, which is technical-funky and a little show stopperish. Aug 1, 2011

More About Turds in the Punchbowl