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Prairie Walls Area

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1. Tree Ledge & Boke's Buttress 
2. Yellow Lichen Buttress 
3. Bottom Boulders Buttress 
4. Many Cracks Buttress 
5. Saturday Buttress 
6. Midnight Buttress 
7. Sunday Buttress 
8. Everday Buttress 
9. Chimney Buttress 
9.1. Aroma Buttress 
Clandestine Buttress 

Prairie Walls Area 

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Getting There 


56 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',28],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Prairie Walls Area:
Pedestal Left   5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c     Trad, TR, 40'   2. Yellow Lichen Buttress
Ivy Right   5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   5. Saturday Buttress
Pedestal Right   5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a     Trad, TR, 40'   2. Yellow Lichen Buttress
Bushmaster   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 40'   9. Chimney Buttress
Jasper's Dihedral   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   5. Saturday Buttress
X   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, TR   9. Chimney Buttress
Becky's Arete   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     TR   5. Saturday Buttress
Jammer   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, TR   8. Everday Buttress
Yellow Lichen Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, TR   2. Yellow Lichen Buttress
Mean Streak   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   6. Midnight Buttress
Balcony Center   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     TR   7. Sunday Buttress
Cactus Capers   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     TR   7. Sunday Buttress
Poika   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     TR   9. Chimney Buttress
Warrior's Waltz   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     TR   7. Sunday Buttress
No Go Crack   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b     Trad, TR   7. Sunday Buttress
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Warrior's Waltz 5.11a.  Fun moves on great holds.

Warrior's Waltz 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c  MN : Blue Mounds SP (Luverne) : ... : 7. Sunday Buttress
Seldom climbed. Starts on the face left of the chimney separating Sunday and Everyday buttresses. Balancy climbing on thin edges and sidepulls straight up leads to a tricky short crack (crux)above the roof. Avoid the temptation to wander right and use the left edge of the chimney....[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

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Prairie Walls with the Buttresses Numbered:  <a href='/v/1-tree-ledge--bokes-buttress/105827331'>1. Tree Ledge & Boke's Buttress</a>, <a href='/v/2-yellow-lichen-buttress/105827334'>2. Yellow Lichen Buttress</a>, <a href='/v/3-bottom-boulders-buttress/105827340'>3. Bottom Boulders Buttress</a>, <a href='/v/4-many-cracks-buttress/105827343'>4. Many Cracks Buttress</a>, <a href='/v/5-saturday-buttress/105827307'>5. Saturday Buttress</a>, <a href='/v/6-midnight-buttress/105827319'>6. Midnight Buttress</a>, <a href='/v/7-sunday-buttress/105827322'>7. Sunday Buttress</a>, <a href='/v/8-everday-buttress/105873424'>8. Everday Buttress</a>
BETA PHOTO: Prairie Walls with the Buttresses Numbered: [[105...
As I recall this is looking north from near the base of the Yellow Lichen route. Beautiful rock. Halloween '05? <br />
As I recall this is looking north from near the ba...
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