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.
Between the Cave Area and the Tut Boulder. (west of the Cave Area, east of the Tut Boulder)
A must-do for the Buttermilks visitor.Stand-start with wide palms and make a tricky first move to get your right foot on (crux). Stem your way up to the good fin and jugs to the easy but great top-out.Sit-start is considered v4 and requires some creativity/funk....[more]Browse More Classics in CA