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Banana Belt

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Butt Wipe T 
Environmental Terrorist S 
Hip Pockets T,S 
Love Stinks S 
Makala S 
Monsters of Rock S 
Nothern Lite T 
Nuke the Whales S 
Numb & Number S 
Paradise S 
Pocket Dance S 
Range of Light S 
Spread Eagle S 
Wedge-O S 
Worm Drive S 

Banana Belt  


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The river crossing from BB back to the road. A br...

Description 

A sunny area with a short approach, Banana Belt has some good (but not great) moderates.

Getting There 

Walk downstream about 100' from Pub Wall and cross the river in the midst of a grove of trees. This crossing used to be sketchy -- thanks to whoever recently fortified it.

Climbing Season



Weather station 18.0 miles from here

15 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',8],['5.11',4],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Banana Belt:
Nothern Lite   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Paradise   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Nuke the Whales   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Spread Eagle   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Wedge-O   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Range of Light   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Pocket Dance   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 115'   
Environmental Terrorist   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Hip Pockets   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Love Stinks   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
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