Summit Blocks - East (Main) Rock Climbing
Unknown climbers on V-Choss wide cracks
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.
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]
Classic Climbing Routes in Summit Blocks - East (Main)
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Summit Blocks - East (Main):
Sunnyside 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Dig It 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Featured Route For Summit Blocks - East (Main)
Sunnyside 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c CA
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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
BETA PHOTO: Pic showing the "before" version of the ...
BETA PHOTO: East/Main Summit Block on Bishop Peak. Flakes to ...
BETA PHOTO: Summit Blocks offers a variety of routes. All can ...
The west face of the East Summit Block.
Marisa Fienup starts up Dig a Pony (5.10d) on the ...
West face of Summit - East