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4. Many Cracks Buttress

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4. Many Cracks Buttress 


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Submitted By: Ian Harmon on May 25, 2006
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Description 

This area lies between Yellow Lichen Buttress and Saturday Buttress and contains several dirty routes in the 5.8-5.9, all of which according to Mike Farris are "not worth doing".


Getting There 

From the parking lot off Rock County 8 take the paved bike and pedestrian path until the cliff line is clearly visible. Take the approach trail that cuts a right angle with the paved trail through the grass to the base of Saturday Buttress and continue to the left to the base of this buttress.


Climbing Season


8 Total Routes


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By Jeff J.
From: Sioux Falls, SD
Jun 13, 2011

The guidebook says "dirty and hardly worth doing" before each of these routes, but I think otherwise. If you are looking for moderate trad leads this place has 5 lines!