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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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Weather station 2.3 miles from here

63 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',22],['2 Stars',31],['1 Star',10],['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
Jasper's Dihedral   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   5. Saturday Buttress
Becky's Arete   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR   5. Saturday Buttress
Yellow Lichen Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR   2. Yellow Lichen Buttress
Balcony Center   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     TR   7. Sunday Buttress
Mean Streak   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   6. Midnight 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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Featured Route For Prairie Walls Area
Rock Climbing Photo: A top rope set up for Balcony Center

Balcony Center 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  MN : Blue Mounds State Park (Luv... : ... : 7. Sunday Buttress
A must do at Blue Mounds. As the name implies start up the crack and edges below the middle of the "balcony", muscle up on big flat edges. Finish up the tricky center of the balcony roof (crux). ...[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

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