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B - Word

B - Word  

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Elevation: 5,000'
Location: 39.44527, -120.66024 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: mike carville on Feb 23, 2013

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B Word Wall, Bowman Valley, CA.


B Word Wall is the steep featured wall above cabin creek. B Word Wall and Scottland (gully behind) offers the highest concentration of hard climbing in Bowman Valley. B Word is about 75' high and 100 feet wide - all overhanging (.11+-13a).

Getting There 

Park on left at the pullout at mile 13 1/2 (from Hwy 20) just past bridge. Hike north about 5 mins through trees and over creek to base of wall.

Climbing Season

For the Bowman Valley area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

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By Kelley Gilleran
From: Sacramento, Ca
Nov 3, 2013
One of the coolest walls of the area!! Very picturesque with the adjacent creek.
By mike carville
Mar 28, 2014
b - word. park on left after big washout couple hundred yards past larry land parking. approach from below and cross stream.

left to right (main wall) .12a, 13a, 12c, 12d, 12a, 11c, 11d, 12a, 12c. couple more routes past chimney - right side.
By Sic Nabo
Aug 12, 2015
Did a weekend trip to bowman and visited Larry Land, the Cove, Boyscout wall, and this cliff. B-word is definitely the best of the bunch: great rock, afternoon shade, and a beautiful swimming spot right next to this fantastic steep wall.
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