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Kings and Castles 

Chess Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.32547, -118.57997 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brad Fauteux on Apr 29, 2016
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Description 

The Chess Boulder.

Getting There 

Checkerboard area of the Buttermilks.

Climbing Season

For the Buttermilk Country area.

Weather station 5.2 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Kings and Castles V6 7A  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Chess Boulder
A fine arete climb with a hard press on a small slightly grainy boulder.Start low on the right arete, which is facing uphill, and climb it using a small xenolith feature along with the arete. After the hard press move finish on the left side of the arete and top out. Could get better with more action and traffic!...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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