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Petroleum Base Buttress

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Petroleum Base Buttress  

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Elevation: 25'
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: The right side of Petroluem Base Buttress.


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

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 Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Petroleum Base Buttress:
South End   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Chossy's Nice Twin   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 25'   
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Petroleum Based 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  MA : Denrock : Petroleum Base Buttress
This climb ascends the crack system in the middle of the face to the right of FK Face. It is one of few Den Rock climbs that can be safely led. Start on jugs in a big horizontal break and follow a depression up to a ledge. Then, layback a right-slanting crack towards the top, breaking left onto an easy slab to gain the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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