Banana Finger

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Early morning sun
3 mins
Level
Windy

This renowned buttress of tiered overhangs is home to the classic Banana Finger boulder problem and all its many derivatives. Bouldering mats are more common here than ropes! The two Monkey routes are nice beginners' climbs if the routes on the next buttress are occupied, but avoid using top-ropes if you can.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Monkey Corner
The steep and juggy groove on the left leads steeply to a swing right at the bulge to easy ground.
10 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
HVD
2
Banana Finger Direct
The best of several variations on the next route. A knee-bar is of help so avoid wearing shorts, and clean those boots well!
 
1 Stars
f6C
3
Banana Finger
A classic boulder problem. From the centre of the buttress piano-play left then stretch to cross the overlaps (knees usually...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
f6A
4
Monkey Wall
The face, trending left via a series of ledges. About as mild as they come, much used in descent and a decent beginners' trip.
4 user comments
 M
5
Monkey Wall Direct
Does what it says on the tin.
1 user comment
 D
6
Monk On
Pull through the roof just left of the arete. Escaping right is cheating!
3 user comments
 HVS 5b