BETA PHOTO: Zippy Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock formation directly west of the Stirrup Tank parking loop.
Walk west from the parking loop.
Weather station 12.1 miles from here
16 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',2]
Classic Climbing Routes in Zippy Rock
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Zippy Rock:
Gargoyle 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Mr. Maxle 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Zippy Rock
And Grooving Was Grooving 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Zippy Rock
The crux of this route is navigating around/through the maze of "cats claw" bushes that now guard the start. Begin at the base of two parallel right leaning water grooves that extend 3/4 of the way up the face. Jam and palm the shallow grooves until you reach the aplite dike that diagonals across the upper face. Continue up the dike to the top. Place an anchor in the crack at the top as for Shongo Pavi & Hans Solo....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: Wild Dream and Black Stallion on the back of Zippy...