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Petroleum Base Buttress

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Chossy's Nice Twin T,TR 
Petroleum Based T 
South End TR 
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Petroleum Base Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 25'
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Administrators: Joe M., Old Timer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: The right side of Petroluem Base Buttress.

Description 

This is a 25 foot crag that faces east. There were no fixed anchors above.

L->R:
A. South End, 7 (starts on FK Face).
B. 131 with a Hangover, 7+.
C. unknown to traverse left, 4.
D. South End, 7.
E. The P.B. Buttress Route, 4.
F. NE Buttress, 6.

Getting There 

This is the fifth crag you encounter from the parking area.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Petroleum Base Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Petroleum Base Buttress:
Chossy's Nice Twin   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 25'   
South End   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The crack and arete.

Chossy's Nice Twin 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Massachusetts : Denrock : Petroleum Base Buttress
This unfortunately named climb ascends the zig-zagging hand crack on the north side of the Petroleum Based Buttress. Start on thin face moves to gain the crack. A few strenuous jam and layback moves are required to gain a ledge. From here, cop out up a dirty crack to the left, or continue up the unprotected but easy arete to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in Massachusetts

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