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Petroleum Base Buttress

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Petroleum Base Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 25'
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Administrators: Old Timer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: The right side of Petroluem Base Buttress.

Description 

This is a 25 foot crag that faces east. There were no fixed anchors above.

L->R:
A. South End, 7 (starts on FK Face).
B. 131 with a Hangover, 7+.
C. unknown to traverse left, 4.
D. South End, 7.
E. The P.B. Buttress Route, 4.
F. NE Buttress, 6.

Getting There 

This is the fifth crag you encounter from the parking area.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Petroleum Base Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Petroleum Base Buttress:
South End   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Chossy's Nice Twin   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 25'   
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Featured Route For Petroleum Base Buttress
Rock Climbing Photo: Start of the route.

South End 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  MA : Denrock : Petroleum Base Buttress
This fun climb follows the slanting hand-sized crack around an arete, then follows that arete to the top of the FK buttress. Beginning at the obvious right-angling crack on the right side of the FK Face, strenuously layback the crack until you are around the corner and safely on a ledge. Continue up the crimpy face, or, for a more exciting alternative, follow the arete proper to the top, as for Nob Job....[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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