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.
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.
Weather station 2.2 miles from here
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Death Scream 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b MN
: Blue Mounds SP (Luverne)
: ... : Primitive Buttress
Dance up the center of the face and then launch into the giant roof (crux.) Pull it using decent holds and likely the use of a mantle, but don't pump out since the feet are very limited and poor. It is very desperate and strenuous gaining the roof. This is a great route to try if you're looking to blow your body out for the day....[more] Browse More Classics in MN
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