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Buttermilk Stem Area

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Buttermilk Stem Boulder 
Pothole Boulder 
Rowell Rock 

Buttermilk Stem Area 


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Submitted By: Adam Winters on Mar 29, 2008
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Description 

A handful of boulders located in the center of the Buttermilks Main hillside.

For a creative challenge, try the classic and unique 'Buttermilk Stem' v1, then get on your butt and try the mind-boggling sit-start at v4. If you feel like your footwork could use some honing, stroll downhill to Rowell Rock and get your slab on some good highballs. Or for a good pump hop on and run some laps on the 'Pothole Traverse' v1 on the next boulder to the east.


Getting There 

Between the Cave Area and the Tut Boulder. (west of the Cave Area, east of the Tut Boulder)


Climbing Season


13 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',7],['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',7],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',3],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Buttermilk Stem Area:
Buttermilk Gem   V1 5 R     Boulder, 28'   Rowell Rock
Buttermilk Stem   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   Buttermilk Stem Boulder
Brian's Project   V8 7B     Boulder, 18'   Buttermilk Stem Boulder
Junior's Achievement   V8 7B     Boulder, 18'   Rowell Rock
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Featured Route For Buttermilk Stem Area
'Buttermilk Gem' v1+

Buttermilk Gem V1 5 CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Rowell Rock
An underrated classic on a tall slab.Make a tricky first move to get off the ground onto the slab (crux), then climb straight up just left of the arete....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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