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The Cove

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Anchors Away S,TR 
Flumetastic S 
Flying Snakes S 
Kansas City Shuffle S 
Lime Light S 
Long Shot S 
Predator S 
Psyche Ward S 
Pulp Friction S 
Rip Cord TR 
Ripple Effect S 
Vision Quest S,TR 

The Cove  


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Elevation: 5,000'
Location: 39.4398, -120.6585 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The Cove. Mostly 5.11 some 12s bolted sport routes and easier stuff (left side past big blocks).

Getting There 

13 miles down Bowman Lake Rd from Hwy 20. First major cliff past slabs on right at the bottom of the big descent down the fire road into Bowman Valley. Follow the cement flume carrying water (on right) about 1/4 mile to The Cove. Cross flume on small bridge by mini gauging station. Easier climbs begin on far left side of cliff behind large boulder above flume tunnel (water out flow). This is about `1/2 mile before you get to the Bridge.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.8 miles from here

12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',7],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Cove:
Pulp Friction   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Flumetastic   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 130'   
Long Shot   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 100'   
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flying snakes .11a, the cove, bowman valley, ca.
flying snakes .11a, the cove, bowman valley, ca.
The Cove - right side. Bowman Lake Valley, CA.
The Cove - right side. Bowman Lake Valley, CA.
the cove, bowman valley, ca
the cove, bowman valley, ca
vision quest .11c/d. bowman, ca
vision quest .11c/d. bowman, ca

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