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Banana Belt

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Banana Belt 

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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.

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Banana Belt:
Nothern Lite   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Paradise   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Nuke the Whales   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Spread Eagle   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Pocket Dance   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 115'   
Hip Pockets   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Love Stinks   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
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The illustrious Mike Pope on lead with Bob Harrington manning the belay.

Love Stinks 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 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

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