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Moldy Buttress

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Cul de Sac Exit T 
Cul-de-Sac T 
Fibula Cracks TR 
Fungus TR 
Hales Corner TR 
Horticulture T,TR 
Lichen T 
Mother of Pearl T 
Nine-Minus T,TR 
Roofus T,TR 
Tibia Crack T,TR 
Verticulture T,TR 

Moldy Buttress  

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Moldy Buttress is a smaller formation containing a handful of good climbs. Climbs here range in difficulty from 5.2 to 5.12b.

Getting There 

To access Moldy Buttress hike up the CCC trail and turn left at Pedestal Buttress. Hike along the climbers trail about 300 feet west. Moldy Buttress is situated between Many Pines Buttress and Bill's Buttress.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

12 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Moldy Buttress:
Tibia Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'   
Cul-de-Sac   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad   
Cul de Sac Exit   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For Moldy Buttress
Neely getting to the crux.

Cul de Sac Exit 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Moldy Buttress
If you are on the hunt for hard, scary classics at Devils Lake, well hold up cause you just found one!! Cul de Sac Exit is a serious lead with the crux of the route being the R rated section... That said, this beautiful and technical route will leave you wishing there was just more of it.Start up Cul de Sac as normal. At the roof, keep climbing left, up and over to an eight inch wide finger slot. Work up the arete with thin sidepulls, slopers, and underclings. Follow arete to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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