Elevation: 4,038 ft
GPS: 37.7507, -119.59446
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Shared By: Blitzo on Sep 27, 2006
Admins: Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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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 (east), the cliff will be on the left (north).

19 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sunnyside Bench

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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 382
Sunnyside Bench Regular Route
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 725
Jamcrack
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 164
Lemon
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 8
Raisin
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 8
Blackballed
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 4
Lemon (Direct Start)
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 227
Bummer
Trad, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 5
Sultans of Sling
Trad, TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 283
Lazy Bum
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Sunnyside Bench Regular Route
 382
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 3 pitches
Jamcrack
 725
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Lemon
 164
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Raisin
 8
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad
Blackballed
 8
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Lemon (Direct Start)
 4
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Bummer
 227
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
Sultans of Sling
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad, TR
Lazy Bum
 283
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
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