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Routes in Banana Cracks

Baby Banana T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Banana Peel T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Left Banana Crack T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Papaya Crack T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Right Banana Crack T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Tails Of Poodles T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Description [Suggest Change]

The Banana Cracks formation is located between Quail Springs Road and Hemingway Buttress.

Getting There [Suggest Change]

Follow the trail from the parking lot towards Hemingway, but veer off right to get to the Banana Cracks.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Banana Cracks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 49
Left Banana Crack
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 41
Right Banana Crack
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5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 19
Papaya Crack
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Left Banana Crack
 49
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Right Banana Crack
 41
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Papaya Crack
 19
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
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Art Morimitsu
Huntington Beach, Ca
Art Morimitsu   Huntington Beach, Ca
The routes start about 30 feet off the ground on a ledge; you've got to scramble up from either the right which leads to a hand traverse, or the left which is *ahem* 4th class. Dec 26, 2006

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