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Petroleum Base Buttress

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Chossy's Nice Twin T,TR 
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Petroleum Base Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 25'
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007


66° | 44°

47° | 34°

45° | 26°

40° | 27°

47° | 42°
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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 Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Petroleum Base Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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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Featured Route For Petroleum Base Buttress
Rock Climbing Photo: Start of the route.

South End 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  MA : Denrock : Petroleum Base Buttress
This fun climb follows the slanting hand-sized crack around an arete, then follows that arete to the top of the FK buttress. Beginning at the obvious right-angling crack on the right side of the FK Face, strenuously layback the crack until you are around the corner and safely on a ledge. Continue up the crimpy face, or, for a more exciting alternative, follow the arete proper to the top, as for Nob Job....[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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