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747 TR 
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Nutcracker Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Chris Owen on Jul 8, 2007
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Located on the north side, just west of Nabisco Canyon, this narrow buttress has a diagonal crack leading to it's top. Home to 2 total classics.

Getting There 

The north trail but turn right just before reaching Nabisco Canyon.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Nutcracker Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Nutcracker Buttress:
The Nutcracker   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     TR, 50'   
747   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     TR, 50'   
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Featured Route For Nutcracker Buttress
Rock Climbing Photo: Tony Tennessee at the crux move.

The Nutcracker 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Nutcracker Buttress
A Stoney classic - one of it's best TRs.Up the starting slab to a safe-haven ledge where some people seem to bivouac. Swing around onto the thin face to the nutcracker move (crux) then up the the pin-scarred crack which is a great way to finish....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By ryan mattock
Jun 24, 2009
great climb got the top-rope ascent on that thing!
By Brian morin
From: Simi Valley, CA
Jun 16, 2015
Beta video of my son from last weekend. Fun climb. A little tricky to figure out a couple maneuver's on the first climb

Someone shorter may have a difficult time making the big stretch once on the face after moving over from the arete

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