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Sunnyside Bench 


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Submitted By: Blitzo on Sep 28, 2006
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Description 

This is another popular cliff to the right of Lower Yosemite Falls.
It offers some good cracks and some face climbs.
This area can get very crowded.


Getting There 

Take the Lower Yosemite Falls trail to the bridge. Cross the bridge and after a short distance, the cliff will be on the left.


12 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',4],['5.11',1],['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 Sunnyside Bench:
Sunnyside Bench Regular Route   5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
Lemon   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Jamcrack   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches   
Bummer   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
Lazy Bum   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches   
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Jack Doehring on "Jamcrack", 1975. <br />Photo by Blitzo.

Jamcrack 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Sunnyside Bench
Up on the right side of Sunnyside Bench, climb a nice, smooth, 5.7 jamcrack to a ledge. Step left and continue up a 5.9 thin crack to a two bolt anchor.Can be done in one or two pitches....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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