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The Surf Bowl Rock Climbing 


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Location: 25.94825, -100.47842 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

A nice 'cave' area with 6 overhung routes with lots of tufas.



Getting There 

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]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',4],['5.13',3],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Surf Bowl

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'   
Bottom Feeder   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Blucifer   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Surfer Rosa   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 90'   
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'   
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Featured Route For The Surf Bowl
Rock Climbing Photo: Shawn taking a good rest before starting the crux.

Guppie 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  North America : Mexico : ... : The Surf Bowl
Guppie starts on the darker rock and goes up easier terrain to a great resting stance before angling to about 100 degrees through the crux and then go back to vertical. The crux is probably about 2/3 of the way up (although the finish can be hard if you get too pumped lower down)....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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