Mountain Project Logo
Climbing Area Map
This is our best guess at this area's location. Know it? Let us know.

Routes in Zipper Buttress

Bitch Slap S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
California Dreamin' S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Crouching Tony, Hidden Trundle S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Git'er Done S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hair of the Dog S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Hootenanny S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
PBR S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Planet Janet S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Poster Child S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Ramp Festival S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Tube, The S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Zipper S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Access Issue: Railroad Details

Description

Zipper Buttress is the first zone you come to and features a number of quality climbs on steep and less-than-steep rock.

Getting There

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):

A. PBR, 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
F. Hootenanny, 5.11b, 1p, 80', bolts & pins.
G. Cinco de Mayo, 5.12a
H. Zipper, 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.

12 Total Climbs

Route Finder - Best Climbs for YOU!

Location: Zipper Buttress Change
Type:  to 
Quality:
Pitches:
Sort by:   then:
 

Classic Climbing Routes at Zipper Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 12
California Dreamin'
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
California Dreamin'
 12
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
More Classic Climbs in Zipper Buttress »

Weather Averages

High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w Precip
 
Prime Climbing Season
J F M A M J J A S O N D
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Photos

Peter J. Beyel
Glenwood Springs
Peter J. Beyel   Glenwood Springs
The approach for this crag is right before the fence begins along the rail road tracks. May 3, 2014

More About Zipper Buttress

Printer-Friendly
What's New
Guidebooks (9)

All Photos Within Zipper Buttress (3)

Most Popular · Newest · Random