Church Bowl Lieback, Church Bowl 5.8

 
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Yosemite Valley, California USA

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Ettore

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Grass Valley
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   Sep 22, 2011 - 11:03am
Really fun climb. The only annoying part was the tree in front of the anchor kept grabbing my cams. Didn't want to break it any more than it was, so just be aware to try to go around it. The protection was really good and the anchor was solid great 5.8 lieback.
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cencalclimber

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   Oct 6, 2010 - 09:39am
I also think that a couple of medium cams is nice to have on this route. I thought the 5.7 liebacking at the bottom was harder, or at least more sustained, than the short 5.8 section above. Great Route.
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Floyd Hayes

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Hidden Valley Lake, CA
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   Sep 6, 2005 - 11:12am
Great climb with bomber protection. The SuperTopo climb does not mention the need for cams but they're useful anyway. We climbed the left variation at the top as recommended by SuperTopo. The right variation looked easier but is farther from the tree, which is the quickest and best belay anchor.
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clo

Novice climber
Hidden Valley Lake, CA
Sep 17, 2002 - 05:28pm
 
Sorry, this isn't so much route beta as much as needing beta. We were climbing revival crack/church bowl lieback on sunday 15nt September and left a red, orange, and yellow alien plus a BD .5 cam at bottom, and when we got off they were gone. If someone picked these up by mistake then I'd be really grateful to get them back as i had just bought them. you can email me on coshea@cc.ucsf.edu. Thanks a lot,
clo
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Church Bowl - Church Bowl Lieback 5.8 - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click to Enlarge
Church Bowl has on of the easiest approaches in the valley.
Photo: Chris McNamara
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