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Watching Bananas Bend - 5.10b

Average Rating = 3.75/5 Average Rating : 3.75 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Rock (Sport)
PG13
1
Bolts
100
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.50/5
  Rock Quality 3.50/5
  Scenery 3.50/5
  Fun Factor 3.50/5

Description:

A fun, hard climb for its grade with an ugly start / belay ledge! Scramble up the dirt trail to a ledge. The belayer should be anchored in case of fall! Climb the dark grey dyke but dont let it suck you in. Get out and to the right as soon as possible. Follow bolts on fairly good holds to the chains! NOTE: You end up rappelling to the far left of part of the climb and it was difficult to retreive the draws so I would reccomend having someone second this climb rather than tope rope it! Also when we pulled our rope it got hung up on a little flake to the left of the chains about 6-8 meters up and we had to do a sketchy rope rescue so I would reccomend pulling the rope to the right so it falls away from this flake!

Descent Options:

RAPPEL

Submitted by: JodoKast on 2009-06-20
Views: 374
Route ID: 100225

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: glennstu on 2012-10-11 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars :)

good and long

Added: 2012-10-14

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: gregmonahan on 2011-04-29 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great route!

Great route!

Added: 2011-04-29

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: hardkelownaclimber on 2009-06-18 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars fun

great moves looks bad at start just get on it way nicer then looks

Added: 2009-06-18

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: JodoKast on 2009-05-28 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Ugly start and hard for the grade!

I think this is a truly love/hate climb!

Added: 2009-06-13