The Surf Bowl Rock Climbing
A nice 'cave' area with 6 overhung routes with lots of tufas.
Located up behind the Spires and between the Dihedrals area and the base of Time Wave Zero. To get there follow the Pink Dot trail from Hobo Camp up past the Spires, over the small saddle onto the nice trail. Scramble up the small slab continue on the trail that goes to The Surf Bowl. The approach takes about 25 to 35 minutes.
Climbing Season For the El Potrero Chico area.
Weather station 4.7 miles from here
7 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Surf Bowl
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Surf Bowl:
Blue Fin 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 90'
Guppie 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Blucifer 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Nemo 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Big Blue 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Featured Route For The Surf Bowl
Surfer Rosa 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c North America
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Surfer Rosa is the classic tufa line on the left side of the Surf Bowl. Easy tufa climbing for 4 bolts leads to a good shake in a little alcove. The crux looms above with a boulder problem on a tufa just past the 4th bolt. Bust this to a huge jug and catch a shake. A section of nice climbing lies ahead where you're trying to get a pocket with the right hand and another huge jug with the left. There's a bolt just before the pocket but it seemed better to skip. After the jug a fun, insecure ...[more] Browse More Classics in International