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D'Arcy's Buttress

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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 
Grand Traverse, The T,TR 
Last Gasp T,TR 
Ship's Prow TR 
Strawberry Fields TR 
Zig-Zag T 
Zschiesche's Roof T 

D'Arcy's Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Location: 43.41356, -89.71227 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tom Anderson-Brown on Apr 16, 2002

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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

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in D'Arcy's Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for D'Arcy's Buttress:
Darkness At Noon   5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c     Trad, TR, 50'   
Easy Overhang   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 40'   
Zig-Zag   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad   
Darcy's Wall   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR, 30'   
Last Gasp   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, TR, 30'   
Death Leap 2000   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     TR, 30'   
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Darkness At Noon 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : D'Arcy's Buttress
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