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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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The west face of the East Summit Block.

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',10],['1 Star',1],['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: 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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Marisa Fienup starts up Dig a Pony (5.10d) on the ...
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BETA PHOTO: Pic showing the "before" version of the ...
Rock Climbing Photo: East/Main Summit Block on Bishop Peak.  Flakes to ...
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