Bowery Rock Rock Climbing
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
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
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Featured Route For Bowery Rock
Central Park 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a California
: San Bernardino Mountains
: ... : Bowery Rock
This line is in the middle of the right side of Bowery Rock and is divided by a couple ledges into three sections. Start on the slab above a large, flat rock. Going straight up past the bolt, without using the right edge of the slab, yields a more challenging start at about 5.10a. Using the right edge, although more natural, downgrades this section to about 5.8. Continue up the middle section using side pulls and delicate footwork. Finish on the upper section with a crux on small crimps and...[more] Browse More Classics in California
BETA PHOTO: Bowery Rock from the southwest.
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.