Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details

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.

16 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sunnyside Bench

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 195
Sunnyside Bench Regular Route
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 484
Jamcrack
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 97
Lemon
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 4
Raisin
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 150
Bummer
Trad, TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 196
Lazy Bum
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Sunnyside Bench Regular Route
 195
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 3 pitches
Jamcrack
 484
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Lemon
 97
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Raisin
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad
Bummer
 150
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
Lazy Bum
 196
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
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Isaiah Foulks
Monterey
Isaiah Foulks   Monterey
Heads up, there was a small-isb rockfall onto jam crack the other day, and several yards to the right several baseball size rocks pelted the sport climbs. All the small boulder around the route base do indicate that this is a potential fall zone. Helmets good. Aug 31, 2017