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Submitted By: Chris Owen on Jun 24, 2007
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Description 

The south side of Stoney Point, left of the trail, has four obvious buttresses, this one is the 3rd from the left. It has and obvious roof at about half height.

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Getting There 

South trail to below Spencer's Slab, take a ledge lefwards beneath the slab to te top of the buttress. Bolts and a crack for the top rope anchor.

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Weather station 0.4 miles from here

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By Tristan B
From: La Crescenta, CA
Mar 11, 2011
On 3/17/11 there are no bolts on the top, someone patched over them. There is a crack at the top where I put in a .75 green, #1 red, and #2 yellow, cams in and they were bomber. Lots of rope drag on this route even with extending it over the lip.
By Chris Owen
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From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Mar 6, 2012
Wow - that's unfortunate, although it's possible to set up an anchor without bolts I think this is another good candidate for adding a good set of anchors.