Avg: 2 from 12 votes
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|
|Type:||Sport, 30 ft|
|FA:||Jeff Achey, 2006|
|Page Views:||146 total, 1/month|
|Shared By:||Michael Schneiter on Mar 6, 2009|
|Admins:||Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac|
It is illegal to be on the railroad tracks. Hot springs goers do it all the time so it shouldn't be an issue but keep a low profile and stay off the tracks. As Jeff notes in the guidebook, it's probably best to hike along the river instead of along the tracks.
DescriptionA unique and somewhat awkward climb that ascends an interesting groove or tube feature. Personally, I thought the climbing was really fun because of its out of the ordinary character.
Climb into the groove, clipping two pins next to each other. Move right out of the groove, clipping a bolt. Above, make use of the groove while clipping a chain thread. Finish on easier terrain above, protected by bolts.