Banana Finger

2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
 V3 6A

Adjacent Routes
<< Steptoe < Monkey Corner  |  Banana Finger Direct > Monkey Wall >>


8m. A classic boulder problem. From the centre of the buttress piano-play left and cross the overlaps (knees can help) to easy ground. There are several variations but the best is:
FA. Ed Drummond (graded XS and given a detailed description) 1971

USER COMMENTS

That's better. More of a boulder problem than an E1 6a.
GCW - 01/Jun/02

Definitive HVS 5c in my book!
Chris Moor - 28/Mar/03

Lovely stuff. Esp the direct!!
Birkby - 06/Nov/03

Did this beast last saturday with a big beam,im only a 5b climber at best so this was a real confidence booster.
Adam Moroz - 06/Sep/04

You'd be unlucky to shin yourself...
Iggy_B - 09/May/05

Awesome problem. Did this ages ago and loved it.
SARS - 23/Sep/05

soloed this onsight. I'm about a HVS/E1 leader and found it ok. make sure you where a fleece for extra friction.
robert bridges - 06/Feb/08

I love this route
Dave - 20/Jun/09

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  • Route Grade Votings

    Total votes cast 48
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