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Rowell Rock Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,400'
Location: 37.32878, -118.57687 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: AWinters on Mar 29, 2008
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Rowell Boulder west. Photo by Blitzo.


A large trail-side boulder offering good highballs and thin crimpy face climbs.

Getting There 

Just downhill from the 'Buttermilk Stem Boulder', 30 feet West of the 'Pothole Boulder'. This is the largest boulder in the group.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Rowell Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Rowell Rock:
Buttermilk Gem   V1 5 R     Boulder, 28'   
Junior's Achievement   V7 7A+     Boulder, 18'   
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Featured Route For Rowell Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Juniors Achievement

Junior's Achievement V7 7A+  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Rowell Rock
Thin face climbing on barely-there crimps leads to an awkward crux near the top. Taller folks sometimes start from the left. One of my favorite lines in Buttermilk Country!...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Rowell Rock and the Pothole Boulder to the left.
Rowell Rock and the Pothole Boulder to the left.
Rock Climbing Photo: Rowell Rock North face Topo
BETA PHOTO: Rowell Rock North face Topo
Rock Climbing Photo: Rowell Boulder Photo by Blitzo..
Rowell Boulder Photo by Blitzo..

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