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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
Featured Route For 2. Yellow Lichen Buttress
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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