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D'Arcy's Buttress

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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  


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Submitted By: Tom Anderson-Brown on Apr 16, 2002
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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



Weather station 3.7 miles from here

12 Total Routes

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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 R     Trad, TR, 30'   
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
The traverse follows the prominent and well-chalke...

The Grand Traverse 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI : Devil's Lake : ... : D'Arcy's Buttress
While not nearly as grand of a traverse as its namesake in the Tetons, the Devil's Lake version of the Grand Traverse offers an interesting alternate start to Last Gasp. Instead of starting in the pit below Last Gasp, start on the good holds around the corner to the right, where the vertical wall meets the roof of Zschiesche's Roof. Traverse up and left to the corner, and finish on the upper section of Last Gasp....[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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