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Banana Hammock 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Tom Cecil, et al
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Submitted By: caughtinside on Jul 26, 2007

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Camille on Banana Hammock

Warning Stainless-steel bolts are suspect near the coast. A rebolting effort is underway. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Second route from the far right side of the Nest. Banana Hammock pulls up onto a bulge, and then you follow a 1 foot deep drippy colonette thing up, with the bolts on the left. There was a removable bolt stuck in a hole on this route in 2/07, it looked pretty fixed, probably still there. Pull over another bulge, then climb easy but slick stalactites for an overhanging move to the anchor.

Location 

2nd from right in the Nest. Techno Bug is the right most route, this is just to the left of that.

Protection 

bolts


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Joe, finishing up Banana Hammock
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By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
Oct 19, 2007

Referring to my notes again... looks like 7 bolts and 1 thread but for some reason I wrote use only 5 bolts. Wish I could decipher that now ;)

~Susan
By caughtinside
From: Oakland CA
Nov 6, 2007

Susan, there is an old removable bolt permanently fixed in the wall, presumably from the FA. You can clip it, but that means you're clipping ever 3 feet if you do! Maybe that's what it meant.
By Clay Rardon
From: Bartow, WV
Dec 28, 2007

really fun route, on some incredible formations. do it.