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D'Arcy's Buttress

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
30 Second Crack T,TR 
Cemetery Wall TR 
Darcy's Wall TR 
Darkness At Noon T,TR 
Death Leap 2000 TR 
Easy Overhang T,TR 
Last Gasp TR 
Ship's Prow TR 
Strawberry Fields TR 
Zig-Zag T 
Zschiesche's Roof T 

D'Arcy's Buttress  


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Submitted By: Tom Anderson-Brown on Apr 16, 2002
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EZ throwing down the move,.. circa late 1990's.

Description 

D'Arcy's Buttress is a shorter wall (maybe 40 feet high) that sees a lot of climbing due the interesting routes and easy access. Notable climbs here include the easily spotted Ship's Prow (5.6), the dyno-move route Death Leap 2000 (5.10b), and Sometime Crack (5.10a). There are also some bouldering routes on the north side of D'Arcy's Buttress. You are likely to find D'Arcy's Buttress full by 9:30 on any summer weekend.

Getting There 

To get to D'Arcy's Buttress take the CCC Trail, turning left when you reach The Monster. When you reach Pedestal Buttress turn right and walk about 50 feet. D'Arcy's Buttress will be on your left.

Climbing Season


11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=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 D'Arcy's Buttress:
Darkness At Noon   5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c     Trad, TR, 50'   
Zig-Zag   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad   
Last Gasp   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR, 40'   
Darcy's Wall   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR, 30'   
Death Leap 2000   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     TR, 30'   
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Featured Route For D'Arcy's Buttress
Pulling over the Easy O.

Easy Overhang 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : D'Arcy's Buttress
As the name implies, Easy Overhang is a straight forward climb up monster, positive holds. However, those lacking upper body strength may need some artful footwork just below the overhang. Start behind the large block left of Last Gasp and go up to a ledge. Follow the crack on the right up to and over the roof.In the photo below, the overhang is near the very bottom at the left. Last Gasp on the corner to the right....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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