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A Fez for Your Monkey T,S 
Allelopathy Arete S 
Ape Shit S 
Axl Rose's Intro T 
Bad Banana Dreams S 
Baloo's Nightmare T 
Blue Collar Ape S 
Broad Bagert Crack T 
Bungle in the Jungle S 
Coco's Lichen It T 
Concrete Jungle S 
Congo Crack T 
Daniel Quinn S 
Diverging Evolution T 
Dr. Livingstone, I Presume? S 
Flaky Chimp S 
Funky Monkey S 
George S,TR 
Gooseberry Corner T 
Great Rift Valley T 
Hear the Music S 
Hey Hey We're The Monkeys T 
Homo cragus S 
Java Man S 
Jungle Boogie S 
King Kong S 
Kipling's Short Story S 
Knuckle Draggers Needed S 
Missing Link, The S 
Mistah Kurtz - he dead. S 
Monkey Business S 
Monkey Fist T 
Monkey Trick T,S 
Nairobi S 
Nit Picking T 
Opposable Thumbs Required S 
Oranguterror S 
Pygmy S 
Restless Natives S 
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi T,S 
Rudyard Kipling T 
Shere Khan T,S 
Star of Astoroth T,S 
Stross vs. Kipling T 
Tyger, Tyger, Burning Bright. S 
Upton Sinclair T 
Welcome to the Jungle S 
Your Bones Will Crack T 

Diverging Evolution 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Roy Suggett & Phyllis Suggett
New Route: Yes
Season: May through October
Page Views: 299
Submitted By: Roy Suggett on Aug 1, 2010

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Description 

This route shares the same start as "Coco's Lichen It" then diverges up and left to chains.

Location 

Lower Jungle between "Coco's Lichen It" and "Knuckle Draggers Needed." This route is the vertex of the "Congo Corner."

Protection 

Medium to large cams.


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Upper section of "Diverging Evolution."
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By BSU_Zac
From: Cedar City, UT
May 15, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Another fun route deserving more than just the 1 and a half stars it has on here. It uses a combination of good tight hand jams and sloppy yet high-grit face holds to gain the top where the crack pinches down for the crux.