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Summit Blocks - East (Main)

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
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 
Lim’s Cramp Chimney TR 
Sunnyside T,S 
Vance’s Vertical Vent T,TR 
Wave, The TR 
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Summit Blocks - East (Main) Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Chris Nosti on Jan 27, 2004
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Description 

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

For the Bishop Peak area.

Weather station 1.6 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',6],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Summit Blocks - East (Main)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Summit Blocks - East (Main):
Flakes to Fresno   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Sunnyside   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Vance’s Vertical Vent   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Arriba Su Vientre   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   
Across The Universe   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Dig It   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Sunnyside Topo. Bring draws and medium sized gear.

Sunnyside 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c  CA : Central Coast : ... : Summit Blocks - East (Main)
Steep, thin start leads to a fun mantle onto a big ledge. The lower portion feels a bit like Shadow. This makes a nice connecting route to the summit after climbing Garden Party, Dark Side or any of the P-Wall routes. Can easily be set up as a top rope if you don't want to lead it. I would call this a "soft 5.9". The only 5.9 move is in the first 10' off the ground. The rest is 5.8 or easier. This would be a good climb for a 5.8 leader wanting to break into 5.9.After climbing in the shadows of t...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: East/Main Summit Block on Bishop Peak.  Flakes to ...
BETA PHOTO: East/Main Summit Block on Bishop Peak. Flakes to ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Summit Blocks offers a variety of routes. All can ...
BETA PHOTO: Summit Blocks offers a variety of routes. All can ...
Rock Climbing Photo: The west face of the East Summit Block.
The west face of the East Summit Block.
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Rock Climbing Photo: Marisa Fienup starts up Dig a Pony (5.10d) on the ...
Marisa Fienup starts up Dig a Pony (5.10d) on the ...
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Rock Climbing Photo: West face of Summit - East
West face of Summit - East
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"Big Mike" Larrabee???

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