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Elevation: 109 ft
GPS: 38.97557, -77.20599
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Shared By: Brian Malone on Apr 9, 2019 · Updates
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Description Suggest change

Shaded by deciduous forest, Jungle Cliffs contains Carderock's most interesting rock. From the knobs of Herbie's Horror and the smooth bed of Jan's Face, on the upstream side to the roof of the Dream, steep prow of Elisie's Nose to the heavily visited Impossible and Beginner's Crack. The Sloth and Shonnard’s add steepness to the downstream side. Jungle Cliff contains routes from Overhanging Block to Shonnard’s Lunacy. Climbers Left side.

Getting There Suggest change

From the west terminus Carderock parking area walk past a toilet building south toward river, 70 meters, descend 2nd class gash in cliff line between Jungle Cliffs and Hades Heights and the Kindergarten and Shonnards Lunnacy routes on polished shist. Approach time is less than 5 minutes.

51 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Jungle Cliffs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
 61
Beginner's Crack
Trad, TR
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 31
Beginner's Face
TR
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 16
Barnacle Face
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 32
Herbie's Left
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 65
Jan's Face
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 64
Sterling's Crack
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 36
Ronnie's Leap
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 23
The Rack
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 20
Swayback Layback
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 22
The Bump
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 26
The Diamond
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 46
Herbie's Horror
TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 34
The Flake
TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 9
Elsie's Nose
TR
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 11
Buckets of Blood Arete
TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Beginner's Crack
 61
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad, TR
Beginner's Face
 31
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c TR
Barnacle Face
 16
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, TR
Herbie's Left
 32
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b TR
Jan's Face
 65
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Sterling's Crack
 64
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Ronnie's Leap
 36
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
The Rack
 23
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Swayback Layback
 20
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
The Bump
 22
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
The Diamond
 26
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Herbie's Horror
 46
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
The Flake
 34
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b TR
Elsie's Nose
 9
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b TR
Buckets of Blood Arete
 11
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c TR
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