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Nutcracker Buttress  

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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 Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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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TT approaches the 1st bulge.

747 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Nutcracker Buttress
Something for everyone on this as it winds its way up the right edge of NB - intricate, fun, and classic.Up the arete on the left and make an iffy move to gain the 1st bulge, over this to the nose of the 747 (2nd bulge), over this, and up the slab/face 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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