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Submitted By: Donno on Feb 23, 2004
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Dutzi Rock.
Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

Dutzi Rock is the large south-facing formation at the north end of the Outback area. You'll have to scramble up through some boulders to get to the start of the climbs here.Mt. Dutzi is the hillside to the west.


Getting There 

Dutzi Rock lies about 350 yards north of Dinosaur Rock.


6 Total Routes


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"Pinhead". <br />Photo by Blitzo.

Pinhead 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Dutzi Rock
Begin just left of Elusive Butterfly; just right of a roof. Head up and right in a corner to face climbing past 2 bolts leading to an easy crack. Renamed by the FFA (a few weeks after it was done on aid) as the original name was undoubtedly really stupid (e.g.: Suzie's Cream Squeeze) and the route went free at a very moderate grade....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By C Miller
Administrator
Feb 27, 2004

Randy - Is it true that recent geologic activity in the area has caused Mt. Dutzi to get taller? If so what do you think the current elevation is? Has anyone ever skiied or snowboarded from the summit? Any and all info please on this little know gem - inquiring minds want to know!

By David Evans
Feb 27, 2004

Chris, are you refering to the fact/ rumour that Mt. Dutzi is over 14,000'?

By Randy
Feb 27, 2004

Mt. Dutzi is (as Chris is aware) one of the most obscure 14,000 foot peaks in California. Very few peak baggers have ticked this one. I was able to confirm that after the Landers quake, it was uplifted some 12.5 feet! At this rate, look out Mt. Whitney.

By C Miller
Administrator
Feb 27, 2004

Was the historic summit register preserved, as were some of the Sierra peaks a while back, or would that have opened the public's eye to this obscure peak (as this discussion is - oops!).

By Randy
Feb 28, 2004

Well, I guess we have sort of spilled he beans, so to speak. But in answer to your question, the original summit register (an old bamboo bong) was retrieved several years ago. Several of the summit records were incribed on Zig Zag papers! Pretty classic.