Elevation: 4,126 ft
GPS: 34.025, -116.177 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Scotty Nelson on Feb 15, 2006
Admins: C Miller, Greg Opland, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

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

Getting There

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

6 Total Climbs

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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
 54
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
 54
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