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Location: 37.84743, -121.92741 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Aron Quiter on Jun 28, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Butt Rock, next to Boy Scout Rocks.

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Butt Rock offers a variety of climbing from moderate slabby face climbing to steep face and finger crack climbing. Routes can be toproped using very long slings. A long 5.3 chimney on the south side is the easiest way to the top. A short rappel off the west face is the best way down.

Getting There 

Butt Rock is about 100' north of Boy Scout Rocks and there is an easy 2 minutes approach trail leading down from the road. Looking down you can see the rock identified with several large boulders on top.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Diablo State Park area.

Weather station 1.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Risley above crux.  Climb starts just right and go...

Center Face 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Butt Rock
Center Face sits on the south facing slabby wall and starts at the bottom, center section of rock, just left of a tree. Thin face moves up and right gain you to steeper rock where there is one bolt. Move up and right past bolt to easier climbing to the top. Fun climbing for the moderate level climber and variations to the left can increase the difficulty by a grade or so....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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