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9. Chimney Buttress

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Abyss, The T,TR 
Boy Howdy T,TR 
Bushmaster T,TR 
Horizontal Tango, The T,TR 
In and Out T,TR 
Jugs of Whine AKA Magic Carpet Ride TR 
Poika TR 
Roofs T,TR 
Seduction and Rejection TR 
X T,TR 
Y TR 
Z T,TR 
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9. Chimney Buttress  


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Submitted By: Ian Harmon on May 25, 2006
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Description 

15 routes or so line this large buttress. The climbing ranges from 5.6 to 5.11. A number of routes exist behind the buttress as well, but since this is also the approach gully it is probably best to avoid them on busy days.

Getting There 

The easiest approach as per Saturday Buttress. Once you reach the base of Saturday Buttress you have two options for reaching the top. The first is to climb the approach gully of Saturday Buttress and continue along the top to this buttress. The second option is to continue along the cliff line to the base of the buttress. The approach is an easy scramble between Everyday Buttress and Chimney Buttress. Scramble up large broken rocks to a narrow passage heading to the right behind the buttress.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.2 miles from here

12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',4],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 9. Chimney Buttress:
X   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR   
Bushmaster   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 40'   
Poika   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     TR   
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Featured Route For 9. Chimney Buttress
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Poika 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  MN : Blue Mounds SP (Luverne) : ... : 9. Chimney Buttress
A face climb going straight up the center of Chimney Buttress's large roof. Subdue the roof with a tricky sequence, continue up on slightly easier terrain....[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

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