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Welcome to the Jungle 

YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Stark Ligon (1/10/16)
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Stark on Jan 12, 2016

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Stay off of this route until the huge block can be cleaned. It is cantilevered in place but I can move it with hand pressure. I will clean it this weekend (4/22-4/24) hopefully. I will post on here when its safe to climb here again. Thanks for the understanding.


Left side of Jungle cliff. 2nd route from the far left. Shares first bolt with unfinished moderate on the left.


9 lead bolts to a 2 bolt anchor with fixed biners for lowering.

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By Stark
From: Portland, OR
Jan 12, 2016

There are draws currently hanging on Welcome to the Jungle. I will likely leave them up for a while to encourage people to give it some love. I plan on leaving permadraws on several of the harder to clip bolts. Please give it a go or two and let me know if any of the clips need to be moved or re-organized. Have fun, bring a brush or 2.
By Charlie Egan
Jan 31, 2016

Fun route! Lots of bizarre mantling down low yields to steep, juggy bulge climbing up higher. A long pitch, but with many no-hands rests. Pretty accessible at the grade.
By Brian fa
Apr 4, 2016

I can't recommend this route. While it may clean up eventually the refrigerator sized block mentioned is hollow sounding enough I will probably never climb again. I believe some folks might enjoy but I did not. I like my belayer :).
By Stark
From: Portland, OR
Apr 22, 2016

Hey everyone, heads up I am in the process of cleaning the aforementioned blocks from WttJ. I got one of them off, but the other, much larger block will require some special de-chossing techniques. I will try to get it off of there this weekend hopefully. Best to avoid that part of the cliff until I've had a chance to knock it off. Thanks.
By benson87
From: Portland
Jul 1, 2016

I thought this route was fantastic. Not sure on the progress of removing all of the loose blocks, but I can certainly attest to there being some loose rock about 2/3 of the way up still. I was able to pull through that section without using any of the seemingly fantastic jugs.

Certainly not a climb for anyone who is concerned with the disadvantages of trying newly established routes. This route could become one of many amazing 5.11s that Broughton has to offer after a solid safety sweep and more traffic to clean off the dirt layer.
By Charlie Egan
Nov 20, 2016

Kyle Terry and I removed the deathblock on 11/20/16. As of now it is still very dirty were the block used to be.

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