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1. Buttress 1

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1. Buttress 1  Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 5,300'
Location: 44.25479, -71.29129 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Robert Hall on Aug 10, 2016


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After circling beneath the base of "Buttress 0" this this the next buttress.

Once we got around to Buttress #1 we saw that it would be possible to drop down into the gully between "0" and "1", some sandy-lose gully rock, ("OK Gully" marked in photo) but nothing that looked impossible to scramble around. Density of vegetation is unknown.

Getting There 

See "Getting there" in the main posting for Boott Spur Buttresses.

The GPS coordinates are set for the base of the buttress.

Climbing Season

For the WM: Pinkham / Presidentials area.

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

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