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2. Yellow Lichen Buttress

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2. Yellow Lichen Buttress 

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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 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 40'   
Pedestal Right   5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a     Trad, TR, 40'   
Yellow Lichen Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, TR   
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Pedestal Right during Spring '11.

Pedestal Right 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a  MN : Blue Mounds SP (Luverne) : ... : 2. Yellow Lichen Buttress
Go straight up the center of the east face to the big ledge half way up and then follow the dihedral up to the top. The first crux is just before gaining the big ledge. The next and more difficult crux is the first couple of moves getting into the dihedral. It protects well, especially after you gain the ledge. The protection for the first half is limited to mostly small and somewhat tricky nut placements, but it's adequate and the climbing is very easy.Be wary of some loose chockstones in t...[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!