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Elevation: 5,574 ft 1,699 m
GPS: 40.2666, -111.6263
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Shared By: Christian "crisco" Burrell on Sep 1, 2007 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D Crane

Description Suggest change

The huge, white, chossy-looking wall on your left as you enter the canyon. There are some absolutely "blow your mind" amazing routes up there if you've got the balls for 'em. The huge roof in the middle has several lines around it. There are some really old chossy routes and some pretty new sport lines up to 4 pitches.

Getting There Suggest change

Easy to see from the parking lot.

From the parking lot start on the paved path. Take the left fork and cross the streambed (or stream, in the Spring). Pass the round water tank on your left and take a path that angles uphill and right a bit.

Follow the path (avoiding the talus on your left) to the base of the light-colored wall directly above (The Jobsite). Turn left (west) and head directly across the talus to some trees at the base of an overhanging, brown formation. Continue uphill and cross a small gully.

Continue west until you turn a corner and head uphill on some brown, sharp rock (Mineral Fork Tillite). Follow the faint trail west and uphill that appears when you leave the tillite. This trail deposits you at the left side of the Super Bowl roof. Continue west a bit to Bad Bananas.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bad Bananas

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 47
Western Front
Sport 3 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 71
Brain Full of Spiders
Sport 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 46
Dancing With Feral Debutantes
Sport 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 18
Good Plantains
Trad 3 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 26
Be All That You Can Be
Sport 3 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 31
Oscar the Grouch
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 7
Vitamine P
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 11
Beetlejuice
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13
 11
Bad Bananas
Trad 4 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 13
When You're Feeling Sinister
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 26
Mozambique
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 8
Chiquita
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 5
Allegro Energico
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 10
Captain Cupcake
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 6
Bufugly
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Western Front
 47
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 3 pitches
Brain Full of Spiders
 71
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport 4 pitches
Dancing With Feral Debutantes
 46
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 3 pitches
Good Plantains
 18
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Be All That You Can Be
 26
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport 3 pitches
Oscar the Grouch
 31
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Vitamine P
 7
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Beetlejuice
 11
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Bad Bananas
 11
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13 Trad 4 pitches
When You're Feeling Sinister
 13
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Mozambique
 26
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Chiquita
 8
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Allegro Energico
 5
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Captain Cupcake
 10
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Bufugly
 6
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
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Routes Mostly Face: South
Sunny Roughly 10am to 6pm during high season
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Details: No trees for shade. When the sun is on it, you can sometimes get some shade in the cave.

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