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Banana Hammock

This route is located in the Miller Fork at Fruit Wall

Cannibal Queen

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Witness the Citrus 5.11c (Sport) *****

First Ascent: Dario Ventura in 2011
Length: 95ft
Bolts: 12 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This is the line climbers come to Fruit Wall for. Two left of Hourglass Crack. A low roof serves as the entry gate to a long run on gigantic jugs. Nothing but fun.
Moves: Pumpy
Descent: Bolt anchors
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: RRGCC

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4.65 stars (95 votes)
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5.11c (77 votes)

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Cromper said on April 8th, 2014
Best of the grade I have done in a long time! 5 stars
dustonian said on April 15th, 2014
Maybe the longest 5.11 jughaul in the Red! Surprisingly mellow despite its long intimidating appearance. A few longer draws in the middle section help reduce drag... full 60m rope required
Admiral Awkward Beta said on April 25th, 2014
A 60m just barely gets you back down from the anchors. Great line.
climb2core said on May 26th, 2014
Excellent line. When ever you need it, it will be there.
halg said on September 15th, 2014
The tuna town of 5.11
Willy said on October 2nd, 2014
Be aware of the potential for a hard swing if you fall on the run out going for the chains. A friend of mine busted up his foot the other day with a rock solid belayer catching him. Had to have been from rope drag. A few longer draws around the roof or another bolt up top wouldn't be a bad idea on this route, especially since it's destined to be so popular .
Anonymous said on October 3rd, 2014
A little too rock solid, sounds like
whoneedsfeet said on October 3rd, 2014
had the same situation happen while i was belaying.... possible bolt to be added to the runout?
dustonian said on October 3rd, 2014
Or just lay off the cheeseburgers, tubby
Anonymous said on October 3rd, 2014
last time i checked 160<190 tons of fun.
Anonymous said on October 3rd, 2014
hang on. no bolt needed
Spikeddem said on October 4th, 2014
If we hang on, then we really don't need any of the bolts...better chop it except the chains.
Jeff said on October 5th, 2014
Really like this route, and don't mean to be a dick with this comment, but bolt #3 or 4... The one before the roof looks a little suspect in where it's placed. It reminds me of the exact same placement of a bolt that blew on Russ. It was ugly but he lived. Actually the rock blew.... This bolt may take a lot of falls and it might be better if it were moved up and maybe a bit of chain added so that its in more solid rock. As it is, it's just above a little mini roof like thing.
ACD said on November 15th, 2014
good route, should clean up to be a classic.
Patty McGee said on April 27th, 2015
If you go to Fruit Wall, and don't climb this, you made a bad life choice. The roof is fantastic.
DrRockso said on June 4th, 2015
Favorite 11C/D in the Gorge and one of the best Sub 12 routes in the Red.
lena_chita said on October 13th, 2015
Super fun! Everyone needs to climb routes like this once in a while, to reset their internal meter of what a "5-star route" really feels like. I'm usually the runout chicken, but considering how good a rest there is at the last bolt before the anchors, and how great the holds are, I cannot see how someone would make it past the roof at the start, and then have any difficulty going to the chains.
Sco Bro said on October 25th, 2015
The most excitement u can have tied up w a rope without having to pay someone.
dustonian said on March 23rd, 2016
next-to-last bolt needs to be tightened down or better yet, replaced if anyone's in the mood
Chiyram said on October 3rd, 2016
Second to last bolt is loose in the hole. I could move it up and down with my hands.
Tunica Intima said on September 11th, 2018
Classic! One of the best routes ever of any grade! Thanks Dario for putting up this gem!