From fun, moderate single pitches to 15 pitch routes all the way to the summit, this is a great wall. Facing southeast, it's in the shade late in the day.
Even doing just the first four or five pitches of these longer routes is a worthwhile adventure.
Since the routes start very close to the road, many climbers hang their packs from the first or second bolts of the route to keep them safe, especially on weekends.
It's the big wall immediately behind the picnic pavilion on the right side of the canyon. Routes start in "the jungle" of relatively verdant growth at ground level.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for La Selva (Jungle Wall):
Jungle Boy 5.9+ Sport, 2 pitches, 200 feet
Jungle Mountaineering 5.10a Sport, 4 pitches, 400 feet
Black Cat Bone 5.10d Sport, 9 pitches, 800 feet
Space Boyz 5.10d Sport, 11 pitches, 1000 feet
Yankee Clipper 5.12a Sport, 15 pitches, 1500 feet, Grade III
Featured Route For La Selva (Jungle Wall)
Black Cat Bone 5.10d International : Mexico : ... : La Selva (Jungle Wall)
As with other Jungle Wall climbs, the first pitches are straight forward exercises in light crimping and nice hueco pulling. The 4th class scramble pitch in the Garden of Bleedin' breaks up the vertical. The crux is the part right before the overhang. Thin, crumbly rock makes getting to the larger holds on the overhang more difficult than it at first appears. Surmount the actually easier overhang and then you come to another very fun and unique pitch. There are deep dihedrals that completely blo...[more] Browse More Classics in International