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Butter Block Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 12'
Location: 39.07327, -108.6452 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Bradley Mark Edwards on Jun 21, 2016
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BETA PHOTO: South facing slab face of Butter Block.

Description 

Butter Block is a good quality boulder with variety on it just up the hill from Diamond Boulder and the parking lot. It's a good winter boulder as it's primary face is south-facing.

Getting There 

From the eastern-most parking area, head toward the Diamond Boulder. Once there, continue up the hill and slightly right

Climbing Season

For the Riggs' Hill area.

Weather station 3.3 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',2],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Butter Block

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Butter Block:
Butter Face   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Half way up the Butter Face.

Butter Face V3 6A  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Butter Block
This is a great problem I cleaned up and sent in Spring of 2007. It seemed new to me as I had to trundle a little choss to expose a key hold at the top. If you know of an earlier ascent, please chime in. Anyway....Sit start in a large hueco in the center of the yellow face with underclings and make reachy throws up and right. It has sustained and interesting movement....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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Rock Climbing Photo: Main, southwest, face of the Butter Block.
BETA PHOTO: Main, southwest, face of the Butter Block.

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