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And Grooving Was Grooving  T 
Black Stallion, The S 
Canalizo T 
Die Young T 
Does Royalty Give Head? T 
Don't T 
Free As Can Be T 
Gargoyle T 
Hans Solo T 
J.B. Goes to J.T. TR 
Jedi Master T 
Moustache, The T 
New Hamster S 
Shongo Pavi T 
Wild Dream T 

Zippy Rock Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Donno on Mar 21, 2003


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62° | 39°

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61° | 39°
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BETA PHOTO: Zippy Rock. Photo by Blitzo.


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 Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',2]

Classic Climbing Routes in Zippy Rock

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'   
The Black Stallion   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: "Gotcha Bush" begins at the base of the ...

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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