Zipper Buttress is the first zone you come to and features a number of quality climbs on steep and less-than-steep rock.
This is the first area you come to on the approach and includes climbs in the vicinity of the cave/chimney feature on the far right side of the crag to the slabbier routes around the corner on the left.
Routes Listed R>L (as approached):
, 5.9, 1p, 25', bolts & pin.
B. Planet Janet
, 5.9+, 1p, 30', bolts & pins.
C. Git'er Done
, 5.10c, 1p, 80', bolts & pins.
D1. The Tube
, 5.11c, 1p, 75', bolts.
D2. Bitch Slap
, 5.12c, 1p, 50', bolts.
E. Finally Legal, 5.11d/12a
, 5.11b, 1p, 80', bolts & pins.
G. Cinco de Mayo, 5.12a
, 5.11c, 1p, 50', bolts.
I. Ramp Festival
, 5.10c, 1p, 50', bolts.
J. California Dreamin'
, 5.9+, 1p, 60', bolts & pins.
K. Hair of the Dog
, 5.10b, 1p, 60', bolts & pins.
L. Juicy Loosey, 5.2
M. Crouching Tony, Hidden Trundle
, 5.10d, 1p, 90', bolts & pins.
N. Poster Child
, 5.11b, 1p, 100', bolts.
Climbing Season For the Glenwood Canyon area.
Weather station 2.4 miles from here
12 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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Planet Janet 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a CO
: Glenwood Springs
: ... : Zipper Buttress
A unique and somewhat awkward climb that ascends an interesting groove or tube feature. Personally, I thought the climbing was really fun because of its out of the ordinary character. Climb into the groove, clipping two pins next to each other. Move right out of the groove, clipping a bolt. Above, make use of the groove while clipping a chain thread. Finish on easier terrain above, protected by bolts....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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By Peter J. Beyel
From: Glenwood Springs
May 3, 2014
The approach for this crag is right before the fence begins along the rail road tracks.