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Routes in Zebra Cliffs North Face

Aging Hippie Crack T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Corner N' Crack T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dan Cruise T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Frozen Fish Fingers T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Fruit Stripe TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Holden Down the Fort TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Jim Cruise T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
More Frozen Food T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Mrs Paul's T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Sand Truck, The T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Short Crack T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Short and Crank T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Small Animal Sanctuary T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Yipes! Stripes! T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Zebra Dihedral T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Mike Waugh, Jim Mathews & Dan Hershman, 1/87
Page Views: 281 total · 2/month
Shared By: Tony B on Dec 30, 2005
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This climb is easiest to find with the aid of the photo in the Vogel climbing guide. However, it can be found with a text description.

Approach the north face of the Zebra Cliffs from the end of Jumbo Rocks camping area. This is the nearest end and you will turn right (west) well below the face. Watch for a set of two square buttresses that stand out from the generally rounded features.

There is a left-facing dihedral formed between the upper left and lower right formations, this is Frozen Fish Fingers.

Scramble up to the base on lead and place a piece or two in the corner (Frozen Fish Fingers) and then step left to climb some edges and proceed upwards to the bottom of a crack (thin fingers) which widens to hands before topping out.

Although this is described as a handcrack, it is mostly fingers and small protection, to match. The belay up top requires some larger gear though.

To descend, walk back and west into a gully with some scrambling/chimney moves required.

Protection

Finger to hand sized nuts and cams.If you do not toss a piece into Frozen Fish Fingers before starting, you will be dangerously runout at the crux.

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