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Petroleum Base Buttress

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Petroleum Base Buttress 


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

Description 

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

L->R:
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.


3 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',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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The crack and arete.

Chossy's Nice Twin 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  MA : Denrock : Petroleum Base Buttress
This unfortunately named climb ascends the zig-zagging hand crack on the north side of the Petroleum Based Buttress. Start on thin face moves to gain the crack. A few strenuous jam and layback moves are required to gain a ledge. From here, cop out up a dirty crack to the left, or continue up the unprotected but easy arete to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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