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Square Block Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Jon Marek on May 3, 2010
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Description 

Shady and secluded.

Getting There 

From Prairie Walls walk north. Past a big sunny face (First Fortress, which used to be in shade but has recently had major tree work done) down a gully through some boulders. When the trail comes back to the wall pass between the wall and a boulder. The buttress downhill with a small block under the corner is the one.

Climbing Season

For the Blue Mounds State Park (Luverne) area.

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',2],['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]


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Climb through the wide bottom section until you reach a smaller crack off right. Move up the crack and for an aesthetic finish and slightly exposed sensation, work slightly left at the top and finish on the face instead of the notch off right. Great on lead, watch out for hollow and loose rock about halfway up....[more]   Browse More Classics in MN

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