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Lower Jungle

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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 
Fire Away T 
Flaky Chimp S 
Funky Monkey S 
Furious George T 
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 

Lower Jungle Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 10,400'
Location: 37.7503, -111.8708 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Roy Suggett on Oct 21, 2010
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BETA PHOTO: Beta topo (8/17/12)

Description 

This is sharply-broken volcanic rock (an Andesitic Lava) forming the lower or right and north band of cliffs on the right side of the road. There are many excellent, long cracks and sport climbs.

Print the JUNGLE MINI-GUIDE using the link above.

Getting There 

From Pine Lake; continue on road (143) for 5.9 miles until Powell Point jeep trail on right; set odometer again and travel 1.9 miles past Powell Point jeep trail and PAST THE UPPER JUNGLE SCREE FIELD (looks like a single-car pullout on a hairpin turn) to the "Lower Jungle" et al. parking area on right. This flat, rocky spot might hold 5 well parked vehicles, There are several cairns marking the trail which starts with a few big steps up, a built up log crossing, and finaly terra firma. The trail leads from here north along the base of the band of cliffs through the "Lower Jungle" routes, the "Distant Drum Area" routes, "Planet of the Apes" and finally to the "Pangaea" routes. The entire trail is now from parking area to its terminus approximately 5.5 km.s and takes about 35-45 min.s depending on your level of gawking at the magnificent views on your right shoulder and/or the outrageous routes on your left.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.9 miles from here

50 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',26],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',8],['5.10',21],['5.11',16],['5.12',3],['5.13',1],['>=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 Lower Jungle

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lower Jungle:
Blue Collar Ape   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 60'   
Gooseberry Corner   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 80'   
Coco's Lichen It   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 60'   
Hear the Music   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 75'   
Bungle in the Jungle   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 40'   
Upton Sinclair   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 60'   
Monkey Fist   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 85'   
Welcome to the Jungle   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 90'   
Tyger, Tyger, Burning Bright.   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, Alpine, 60'   
Nairobi   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, Alpine, 50'   
Shere Khan   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Sport, Alpine, 80'   
The Missing Link   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 90'   
Opposable Thumbs Required   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 65'   
Oranguterror   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R     Sport, Alpine, 2 pitches, 100'   
Java Man   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, Alpine, 80'   
Allelopathy Arete   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 70'   
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, Sport, Alpine, 80'   
Ape Shit   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 80'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Lower Jungle

Featured Route For Lower Jungle
Rock Climbing Photo: Maura, TR lap, Gooseberry Corner.

Gooseberry Corner 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  UT : Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla... : Lower Jungle
Climb up a short chossy section (with a mantle over the thorny goosberry) to a ledge. From there, a nice dihedral with a good crack and plenty of edges on the sidewalls offer varied climbing through a few exciting bulges. The route ends on a small stance at a two bolt/chain anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

Photos of Lower Jungle Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Parking view.
Parking view.
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down at the parking area from atop the cli...
Looking down at the parking area from atop the cli...
Rock Climbing Photo: New possible route
New possible route
Rock Climbing Photo: Shere Khan buttress.
Shere Khan buttress.
Rock Climbing Photo: New Possible Route
New Possible Route
Rock Climbing Photo: Time to get out of there before the storm makes us...
Time to get out of there before the storm makes us...
Rock Climbing Photo: The start to the Lower Jungle wall
The start to the Lower Jungle wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Checking out the Lower Jungle from the trailhead.
Checking out the Lower Jungle from the trailhead.
Rock Climbing Photo: Author's Tower foreground, Ismael Tower background
BETA PHOTO: Author's Tower foreground, Ismael Tower background
Rock Climbing Photo: Tunnel section of the Author's Tower and shelter i...
BETA PHOTO: Tunnel section of the Author's Tower and shelter i...
Rock Climbing Photo: Further down in the Lower Jungle (The "Distan...
Further down in the Lower Jungle (The "Distan...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lower Jungle
Lower Jungle
Rock Climbing Photo: New possible route on the Ismael Tower just north ...
BETA PHOTO: New possible route on the Ismael Tower just north ...
Rock Climbing Photo: This is the primitive trail into the Lower Jungle.
This is the primitive trail into the Lower Jungle.
Rock Climbing Photo: New possible route
New possible route
Rock Climbing Photo: New possible route
New possible route
Rock Climbing Photo: New possible route
New possible route
Rock Climbing Photo: Monkey Fists from the trailhead.
Monkey Fists from the trailhead.
Rock Climbing Photo: Somebody's new work (8/6/12)
BETA PHOTO: Somebody's new work (8/6/12)
Rock Climbing Photo: 9/20/16 still good in the LJ
9/20/16 still good in the LJ
Rock Climbing Photo: Scenes from the Lower Jungle.
Scenes from the Lower Jungle.

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