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Bowery Rock Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 20, 2010
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Bowery Rock, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles


This is the smaller rock that sits slightly uphill and right from Dalancey Rock. Routes here are a little dirty and still in the process of cleaning up.

Routes from left to right:

Bowery Boys (5.9)
Central Park (5.9)
Katz's Deli (5.10a)

Getting There 

From the Lost Orbit Rock - East Face hike east, passing a seasonal stream, and then pick up a well-worn trail heading north. The crags, the first ones encountered, are readily visible just to the right (east). Plan on a 5 minute walk from Lost Orbit Rock, a 10 minute walk from the vicinity of Parking Lot Rock and a 15 minute walk from the upper parking area.

Climbing Season

For the Holcomb Valley Pinnacles area.

Weather station 4.7 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Tom Donnelly through the crux of Bowery Boys.

Bowery Boys 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  California : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Bowery Rock
Start with easy climbing on the broken slab on the left side of Bowery Rock. Use care while surmounting the top of the slab because the large upper plate is loose and could shift. After clipping the first bolt, continue up the headwall. Some interesting moves define the crux, protected by the second bolt. Finish on positive holds past one more bolt, and another interesting sequence, to a large belay ledge with rap anchor. A great lead that keeps you on your toes! This climb has seen few as...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Bowery Rock from the southwest.
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By Chris Owen
From: Big Bear Lake
Nov 2, 2013
Different in character to the Central Pinnacles, climbs here respond well to good balance and graceful technique rather than power.

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