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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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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'   
Across The Universe   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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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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East/Main Summit Block on Bishop Peak.  Flakes to ...
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Summit Blocks offers a variety of routes. All can ...
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Unknown climbers on V-Choss wide cracks
Unknown climbers on V-Choss wide cracks

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