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Bowns and Long Canyon

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Bowns and Long Canyon Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.35191, -110.85802 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Long Canyon and Bowns Canyon share the same mouth at mile 74. When driving towards these canyons you will be surrounded by tall rock walls and upon entering these canyons you can access numerous side canyons, natural Arches, petroglyphs, and rock formations.

Getting There 

Lake mile 74 on the northern side. Most easily accessed from Bullfrog Marina.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 13.2 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Bowns and Long Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bowns and Long Canyon:
The Ring Breaker   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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The Ring Breaker 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  UT : Lake Powell : ... : Bowns and Long Canyon
Plenty of good splitters in this small area! Start in the water on good hands which turns into tight hands then ring locks (crux). Use a few good faceholds when in the ringlock section. Then finish out the climb by stepping to the right side of the crack to gain a ledge below a tips/fingers dihedral. This is a good stance to huck a gainer into the water below. On the FA a nose ring was ripped out at the crux be prepared.Theres an OW to the right, left and another hand crack to the left that we c...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By Zandy
From: Salt Lake City, UT
May 24, 2016
It's called/spelled BOWNS Canyon, not BROWNS Canyon. There is no "R" in the name. Please correct this.