Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Banana Belt

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Butt Wipe T 
Environmental Terrorist S 
Hip Pockets T,S 
Love Stinks S 
Makala S 
Monsters of Rock S 
Nothern Lite T 
Nuke the Whales S 
Numb & Number S 
Paradise S 
Pocket Dance S 
Range of Light S 
Spread Eagle S 
Wedge-O S 
Worm Drive S 

Banana Belt Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 37.51085, -118.56962 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 5,954
Administrators: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, John Robinson, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: david goldstein on Dec 2, 2006

89° | 59°

89° | 60°

90° | 61°

90° | 60°

88° | 58°

86° | 56°
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
The river crossing from BB back to the road. A br...


A sunny area with a short approach, Banana Belt has some good (but not great) moderates.

Getting There 

Walk downstream about 100' from Pub Wall and cross the river in the midst of a grove of trees. This crossing used to be sketchy -- thanks to whoever recently fortified it.

Climbing Season

For the Central Gorge area.

Weather station 18.0 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Banana Belt

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Banana Belt:
Nothern Lite   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Paradise   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Nuke the Whales   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Wedge-O   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Spread Eagle   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Range of Light   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Environmental Terrorist   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Pocket Dance   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 115'   
Hip Pockets   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Love Stinks   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Banana Belt

Featured Route For Banana Belt
Rock Climbing Photo: The illustrious Mike Pope on lead with Bob Harring...

Love Stinks 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Banana Belt
Very long and steep climb. Thin crux down low (which can be avoided by climbing way right) to steep jug haul to pumpy bulge....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Banana Belt Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Topo To Banana Belt
BETA PHOTO: Topo To Banana Belt
Rock Climbing Photo: Fun new route to the right of Nuke the Whales, 70 ...
Fun new route to the right of Nuke the Whales, 70 ...

Comments on Banana Belt Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!