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2. Yellow Lichen Buttress

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2. Yellow Lichen Buttress 

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Submitted By: Ian Harmon on May 25, 2006
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 2. Yellow Lichen Buttress:
Pedestal Left   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 40'   
Pedestal Right   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 40'   
Yellow Lichen Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR   
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Pedestal left.

Pedestal Left 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c  MN : Blue Mounds SP (Luverne) : ... : 2. Yellow Lichen Buttress
Pedestal Left follows the crack up the dihedral on the south end of Yellow Lichen Buttress. It is an excellent first top rope for a beginner or a good introduction to leading on quartzite. It was my first ever trad lead and I was greeted by a five foot bull snake coming out of its winter slumber on my way up. The crux lies in the first half of the climb, but the rock becomes more featured for the second half and the difficulty eases up significantly. The crux (and the whole climb) is well pr...[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

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By Pete Hunt
Feb 15, 2010

This is a great place to go if anyone is looking to spend the day on some great, easy climbs!