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Sunnyside Bench

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Blackballed S 
Blueballed T 
Bummer T,TR 
Jamcrack T 
Lazy Bum T 
Lemon T 
Lieback Route T 
Mothballed T 
Prune T 
Pygmy Pillar T 
Raisin T 
Sunnyside Bench Regular Route T 
Sunnyside Pinnacle T 
Tiny Tim T 

Sunnyside Bench  


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Location: 37.75069, -119.59461 View Map  Incorrect?
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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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.6 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',6],['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+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
Raisin   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 170'   
Jamcrack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches   
Lemon   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Bummer   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
Lazy Bum   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches   
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Featured Route For Sunnyside Bench
Jack Doehring on "Jamcrack", 1975. Photo...

Jamcrack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 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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