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Checkerboard Area

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About Checkerboard Area:

Located directly across the road from the main Buttermilks Area and Iron Man Traverse. Regarded as one of Bishop's most amazing boulder problems.
Approach: From the turnaround at the end of the short side of Buttermilk road, wlak down a steep slope, cross a stream via a log bridge, and head up the other side.
Approach Time: From the road, about a 10 min hike.
Latitude, Longitude:
Access Issues: Same as the main Buttermilk Area. Leave no trace.
Rock Type: Quartzite
Type of Climbing: Bouldering
Sun Aspect: Afternoon Sun


SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
Average Rating = 4.75/5 Checkerboard V8 4
0 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Checkerboard (stand start) V7 1