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Summit Blocks - East (Main)

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Across The Universe S 
Arriba Su Vientre T 
Caveman Television T,S 
Dig A Pony S,TR 
Dig It S,TR 
Eaks it Out T 
Flakes to Fresno T,TR 
Hardly Worth the Trouble T 
Limís Cramp Chimney TR 
Sunnyside T,S 
Vanceís Vertical Vent T,TR 
Wave, The TR 
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Summit Blocks - East (Main)  

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Marisa Fienup starts up Dig a Pony (5.10d) on the ...


The obvious blocks at the top of the peak. These are not the highest ones but they are the first set that you encounter as you reach the top from the trail, most often scrambled up by hikers.

Getting There 

Hike the summit trail and the first set of rocks that you encounter at the top is the place to be.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.6 miles from here

12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Summit Blocks - East (Main):
Flakes to Fresno   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Arriba Su Vientre   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Jon Hanlon taking a rest at the crux.

Across The Universe 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CA : Central Coast : ... : Summit Blocks - East (Main)
A fine line up the sunny side of the Eastern Summit Block. Start just right of Flakes to Fresno, finding the path of least resistance around an awkward block. Traverse up and left past 2 bolts on reasonably solid rock. Crank through the small, but tricky roof (11a crux), passing a 3rd bolt. Easier face climbing up a vertical seam and 3 more bolts to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Pic showing the "before" version of the summit block bolts.
BETA PHOTO: Pic showing the "before" version of the ...
East/Main Summit Block on Bishop Peak.  <a href='/v/flakes-to-fresno/105737288'>Flakes to Fresno</a> (5.8) ascends the left-trending crack in the center.
BETA PHOTO: East/Main Summit Block on Bishop Peak. Flakes to ...
Summit Blocks offers a variety of routes. All can be set up as top ropes.
BETA PHOTO: Summit Blocks offers a variety of routes. All can ...
Unknown climbers on V-Choss wide cracks
Unknown climbers on V-Choss wide cracks

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