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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 Rock Climbing 

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Location: 43.69974, -96.18314 View Map  Incorrect?
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Weather station 2.3 miles from here

59 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',21],['2 Stars',29],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Prairie Walls Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Prairie Walls Area:
Pedestal Left   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 40'   2. Yellow Lichen Buttress
Ivy Right   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   5. Saturday Buttress
X   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR   9. Chimney Buttress
Becky's Arete   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR   5. Saturday Buttress
Jasper's Dihedral   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   5. Saturday Buttress
Yellow Lichen Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR   2. Yellow Lichen Buttress
Jammer   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR   8. Everday Buttress
Mean Streak   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   6. Midnight Buttress
Balcony Center   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     TR   7. Sunday Buttress
Cactus Capers   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     TR   7. Sunday Buttress
Poika   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     TR   9. Chimney Buttress
Warrior's Waltz   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     TR   7. Sunday Buttress
No Go Crack   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, TR   7. Sunday Buttress
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Rock Climbing Photo: Warrior's Waltz 5.11a.  Fun moves on great holds.

Warrior's Waltz 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  MN : Blue Mounds State Park (Luv... : ... : 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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A beautiful late October day at the Prairie Walls ...
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As I recall this is looking north from near the ba...

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