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The Zipper 

Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Eric Zschiesche
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Submitted By: Steve Sangdahl on Jan 1, 2005

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On a fine May day in 1985,... Eric Zschiesche s...


This is an impressive effort by Eric Zschiesche. The blank looking face to left of Monster was an aid climb. Now, a balls out high ball boulder problem. It's not "git on it" but "GIT UP IT!!!!"


Stack up as many pads as ya got, and do not fall.

Photos of The Zipper Slideshow Add Photo
I approve. Classic problem! Photo: Ben Mahaffey
I approve. Classic problem! Photo: Ben Mahaffey
Dobbe pulling up the Zipper.
Dobbe pulling up the Zipper.
The Zipper.   Not my photo, and I have no idea who...
The Zipper. Not my photo, and I have no idea who...
Vinny going for the Zipper.
Vinny going for the Zipper.
The Zipper.
The Zipper.
Getting into it.
Getting into it.
Nic sending.
Nic sending.

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By JJ Schlick
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Aug 15, 2006

Just a few corrections... The Zipper is to the left of The Monster on the next section of rock over. It has one of the most tantalizing dynamic moves I have done at the lake. Even after Eric showed me the beta (which seemed unrealistic at best), it took a pretty big handful of tries to coil my core and release the snakes. Aside from Eric, Marcos Nunez has done it, and another guy whose name I forget. We all agreed it checked in at solid V8. That was a long time ago...
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Apr 22, 2010
rating: V7 7A+

Impressive send by Eric without pads. Hard moves but easier than other V8's that Eric has established.
By Tradoholic
May 5, 2011

Never forget the epic whipper Nate Emerson took on this at Todd's birthday challenge! Nate split the two spotters and talus surfed down the hill for 30ft!
By Ian CB
Nov 5, 2011
rating: V7 7A+

Peter B flashed this last night.
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