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Las Chimuelas 

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

Type:  Sport, 3 pitches, 250'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Ed & Tami Wright & Ismael Garza
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Submitted By: Charles Konopa on Dec 17, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Main routes on Jungle Wall. Photo taken February, ...


P1: Follow first 2 bolts of Jungle Boy and then angle up and left. It's a long way to that third bolt, so some may want to clip the third bolt of Jungle Boy with a long sling before traversing left. Continue following the bolts thru some neat rock holds. 100 feet 5.8

P2: Continue up (and slightly left) on smaller holds avoiding the vegetation. 90 feet 5.9

P3: A short pitch up reaches the start of a top out point. 60 feet 5.8

From here it seems like there may be a future walk off to the start of a first ascent, but we rapped back down...feeding the rope out as we went to avoid dropping it in anything sharp or prickly.


From the tin shed, follow a trail up and left (some third class at times) until you reach the end of the wall.


10 or so draws for bolts, maybe one long sling.

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By gblauer Blauer
From: Wayne, PA
Jan 20, 2009

This is always our first climb every year back at EPC. We start our trip on this climb because it's easy, happy and fun. Great for a party of two, a bit crowded on the belays/anchors for more than 2. This climb used to be at my lead limit, oh so many years ago. Now, it's a joy to climb. It's a great way to get used to EPC rock, friction etc.

Overall: A happy easy lead for a 5.8/5.9 leader.

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