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Banana Hammock T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Compound W T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Compound W variation T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Freight Night T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mean Mug T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Meyah T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Smiley Kylee T,TR 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
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Shared By: djrepnik on Jul 29, 2015 with updates from RodrigoB
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Access Issue: 2018 Seasonal Raptor Closure: Upper pitches of the Diamond Details

Description

Banana Hammock starts at the bottom of a wide, rightward-trending crack. After the crack, the route joins Mean Mug, which ascends the face using a series of blocks and slabs. A single bolt protects the upper slab.

Location

Between Mean Mug and Smiley Kylee.

Protection

Standard rack to 3", 4-5" cams optional. A 70 m rope for top rope. A single 60 m rappel will reach ground from Smiley Kylee, but be careful because it is close.

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djrepnik  
 
Between Smiley Kylee and Mean Mug is a short curving crack that can be a variation start to Mean Mug. Aug 18, 2015
Cat Cahoon
Seattle, WA
 
Cat Cahoon   Seattle, WA
 
Climbed Banana to start, but on the ledge it seemed to make more sense to me to continue up Mean Mug instead of Smiley Kylee. A fun combo. Apr 4, 2016
Nate Redon
Seattle, WA
  5.9-
Nate Redon   Seattle, WA
  5.9-
Climbing this into Mean Mug is great fun May 7, 2016
Brian Polagye
  5.9
Brian Polagye  
  5.9
#4 protects lower section, #5 can be used higher. Fun alternative start to Mean Mug. Jul 3, 2016
RodrigoB
  5.9-
RodrigoB  
  5.9-
Despite looking wide this climb also goes pretty easily without any wide gear. So, go for it even if you don't have 4-5" gear. Bring some small pro for the thin stuff higher up. Single rack to 3" is sufficient, 4 and 5 optional. Aug 21, 2016
Serge Smirnov
Seattle, WA
Serge Smirnov   Seattle, WA
Didn't use the #4/5, but found two small (0.2 x4) cams very comforting higher up (before and after the bolt). Nov 8, 2016
Kyle McCrohan
  5.9-
Kyle McCrohan  
  5.9-
Super fun jamming through the lower crux, and good face moves in the upper sections. Great route overall. May 31, 2018

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