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Does Royalty Give Head? T 
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Free As Can Be T 
Gargoyle T 
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J.B. Goes to J.T. TR 
Jedi Master T 
Moustache, The T 
New Hamster S 
Shongo Pavi T 
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Zippy Rock  


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Submitted By: Donno on Mar 21, 2003
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BETA PHOTO: Zippy Rock.
Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

Rock formation directly west of the Stirrup Tank parking loop.


Getting There 

Walk west from the parking loop.


Climbing Season



Weather station 12.1 miles from here

15 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',8],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Zippy Rock:
Gargoyle   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Black Stallion   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Zippy Rock
"Gotcha Bush" begins at the base of the parallel, right leaning water grooves in the middle of the photo and continues up the faint aplite dike at the top of the face. Right of Hans Solo & Shovi Povi.

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

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Zippy Rock
BETA PHOTO: Zippy Rock
Wild Dream and Black Stallion on the back of Zippy Rock
BETA PHOTO: Wild Dream and Black Stallion on the back of Zippy...

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