Elevation: 10,400 ft
GPS: 37.75, -111.871 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Roy Suggett on Oct 21, 2010
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane

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.

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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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lower Jungle

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 22
Blue Collar Ape
Sport, Alpine
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 23
Gooseberry Corner
Trad, Alpine
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 37
Coco's Lichen It
Trad, Alpine
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 25
Jungle Boogie
Sport, Alpine
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 31
Hear the Music
Sport, Alpine
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 9
Monkey Fist
Trad, Alpine
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 32
Welcome to the Jungle
Sport, Alpine
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 19
The Missing Link
Sport, Alpine
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 34
Oranguterror
Sport, Alpine 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 12
Opposable Thumbs Required
Sport, Alpine
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 11
Hey Hey We're The Monkeys
Trad, Alpine
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 24
Shere Khan
Trad, Sport, Alpine
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 25
Java Man
Sport, Alpine
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 21
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
Trad, Sport, Alpine
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 8
Ape Shit
Sport, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Blue Collar Ape
 22
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, Alpine
Gooseberry Corner
 23
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Alpine
Coco's Lichen It
 37
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Alpine
Jungle Boogie
 25
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, Alpine
Hear the Music
 31
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, Alpine
Monkey Fist
 9
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine
Welcome to the Jungle
 32
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, Alpine
The Missing Link
 19
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, Alpine
Oranguterror
 34
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Sport, Alpine 2 pitches
Opposable Thumbs Required
 12
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, Alpine
Hey Hey We're The Monkeys
 11
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine
Shere Khan
 24
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport, Alpine
Java Man
 25
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, Alpine
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
 21
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport, Alpine
Ape Shit
 8
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport, Alpine
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