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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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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



Weather station 1.6 miles from here

12 Total Routes

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

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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Hardly Worth the Trouble, 5.7

Hardly Worth the Trouble 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CA : Central Coast : ... : Summit Blocks - East (Main)
"Actually worth the trouble. Starts on the ledge above and behind Handjob. Climb the crack in the [right facing]corner. FA Rusty Garing and frineds, 1970. FFA Dwight Kroll and Bob Fuller, January 1978." that's what's written in the Slater guide. Fun lil high-step-mantle move to get to the ledge where the crack begins....[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 summit blo...
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 t...
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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