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Zsa Zsa Gabor Memorial Boulder

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Zsa Zsa Gabor Memorial Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Adam Stackhouse, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 15, 2006
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Description 

This is a large, cleanly cleaved boulder with excellent dark grey stone that is home to a couple of excellent, albeit short routes. Lesbian Lust (5.9) and the Right Side Arete (5.10a) are the routes to do here and are well worth the 45-60 minute approach. This can be a good place to visit if the weather is cold and windy with it's lower elevation and fairly sheltered location, not unlike the Bond Boulders.

Getting There 

Park at the south parking turnout (see OZ overview for details) and head west in the wash past the turnoffs for Valley Of Voices and Emerald City. About 500 meters past the Poppie Field Boulders you'll encounter a rough section with some boulders, after which the wash levels out and becomes sandy again and opens into a broad, open valley. Turn right (heading north) and aim for some dark boulders lying at the base of a rocky hillside; the boulder is hidden for most of the approach but becomes visible when almost on it.

Climbing Season

For the OZ Area area.

Weather station 7.0 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',4],['5.10',3],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Zsa Zsa Gabor Memorial Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Zsa Zsa Gabor Memorial Boulder:
Lesbian Lust   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Right Side Arete   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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