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Buttermilk Stem Boulder

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L to R R to L Alpha
Black Dot 
Brian's Project 
Buttermilk Stem 
Buttermilk Stem SDS 
Matt's Project 
Matt's Project Sit 
Problem A 
Unnamed (Brian's Finish) 
Unnamed Slab/Arete 

Buttermilk Stem Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,400'
Location: 37.32906, -118.5768 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: AWinters on Mar 29, 2008


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Buttermilk Stem Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.


A unique boulder worth checking out in the center of the main hillside, especially the classic 'Buttermilk Stem' v1

Getting There 

Rowell Rocks Area, just uphill from Rowell Rock, on the main path that runs east/west across the hillside.

Climbing Season

For the Buttermilks Main area.

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Buttermilk Stem Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Buttermilk Stem Boulder:
Buttermilk Stem   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   
Buttermilk Stem SDS   V4- 6B     Boulder, 15'   
Black Dot   V5 6C     Boulder   
Brian's Project   V8 7B     Boulder, 18'   
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Featured Route For Buttermilk Stem Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Brian's Project

Brian's Project V8 7B  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Buttermilk Stem Boulder
Sit/squat start far right on an ok left hand crimp and a miserable right hand incut. Paste your left foot on a good hold and work up the hanging arete via slopers and heel hooks. Once you get the good left hand pinch reset your feet and make a big move to the good sloper directly above your head. Top out from here on slopers to easy slab. Doing just the finishing moves of this problem deserves a V4 I think....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of Buttermilk Stem Boulder Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Buttermilk Stem boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Buttermilk Stem boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: 'Buttermilk Stem Boulder', South face Topo.
BETA PHOTO: 'Buttermilk Stem Boulder', South face Topo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Unnamed v4  photo: John Porensky
Unnamed v4 photo: John Porensky
Rock Climbing Photo: Contemplating the trickery of Buttermilk Stem.
Contemplating the trickery of Buttermilk Stem.

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