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Becky's Buttress Area

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Becky's Buttress Area 


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Elevation: 3,800'
Lat, Long: 34.009, -116.0112 Map Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, Adam Stackhouse, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 29, 2006
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FA of BOB. Dave Stoner hand drilling from a hook.

Description 

This is a small collection of formations that lie about 1 mile northeast of Belle Campground and 3/4 of a mile due east of the road. Becky's Buttress is the largest formation in the area and recognized as a light-colored buttress partway up a hillside.

The rock quality in this area varies from sharp and grainy to smooth and almost polished, with most being somewhat on the rough side. Routes to do here include Road Dogs (5.7), Becky's Buttress (5.9), Bob (5.10a) and Compromised (5.10d).


Getting There 

Park in a dirt turnout on the west side of the Pinto Basin Road midway between Belle Campground and the intersection with the Sheep Pass Road. Becky's Buttress is directly east of the parking area and can be reached by 20 minutes of easy walking.


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Road Dogs 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Becky's Buttress
Climb the right-facing corner, ignoring the 8" wide crack, utilizing good face holds on the outer face of the block. Once near the top of the block break left and climb a thin crack in good rock to join Becky's Buttress near the top of that route. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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