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Barbarian TR 
Cam Shaft T,TR 
Death Scream T,TR 
Evolution TR 
Failing Fingers T,TR 
Hot Flash T,TR 
Huff and Puff TR 
lean years, The T,TR 
Missing Link TR 
Old World Monkey TR 
Primitive Man T,TR 
Robins nest T,TR 

Primitive Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Pete Hunt on Aug 12, 2009
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Previously known as Agony Buttress, Primitive Buttress lies back in the woods and has a bunch of additions to it in the new 2012 Farris guidebook. Grades range from easy all the way to 5.11. It is well shaded when the trees have leaves on them and it doesn't see tons of traffic.

Getting There 

Follow the paved trail north from the southern parking lot and take a left at the path by the outhouse. Once it takes you into the woods, take a right on the path and Agony Buttress will be on your left in about thirty seconds. Look for the giant roof on Death Scream.

Climbing Season

For the North Quarry Area area.

Weather station 2.1 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Primitive Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Primitive Buttress:
Death Scream   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, TR, 40'   
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Old World Monkey 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  MN : Blue Mounds State Park (Luv... : ... : Primitive Buttress
Five feet right of Death Scream, go straight up. Once you get to the roofs, go right rather than left as for Death Scream. The crux is here and the holds can be hard to find. Make some big moves from here and then higher onto lichen....[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

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