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True Summit Block
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Asymptote S 
Cunning Linguist TR 
Malnourished S 
Meltdown S 
Mickey B Way T 
Sidewinder T 
Sunset Arete TR 
True Summit Direct S 
Unnamed Free Route TR 
Vertigo T,S 

True Summit Direct 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: I'm sure Ken Klis free soloed it long before it had bolts
Season: Any
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Submitted By: John Knight on Oct 7, 2011

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Description 

This route gets you to the top of the highest point on Bishop Peak, the True Summit. The crux is the last move just before you top out.


Location 

From the Hikers Summit (or east summit)head west till you get to the cluster of rocks that look to be the highest point. Start on the east side atop the block. You can't miss it. Once you're on top, you can Top Rope Meltdown & Asymptote.


Protection 

4 draws. 2 bolt anchor on top. Bring long slings or cordellete if you want to top rope one of the adjacent harder routes.



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