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Sunnyside Bench

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Sunnyside Bench 


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Submitted By: Blitzo on Sep 28, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: Jamcrack Area. R -> L:
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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


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+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
Lemon   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Jamcrack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches   
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
Elli getting into the business on Lazy Bum.

Lazy Bum 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Sunnyside Bench
Sunnyside bench sports two 5.10 finger cracks, one just to the left of Jamcrack called Lazy Bum (5.10D) and the other just to the left of this called Bummer (5.10C).Both cracks share the same first 20 feet, which is a bouldery 5.10b finger crack / face. Going slightly left from here puts you on Bummer 10C, and going right puts you on Lazy Bum 10D.Both of these climbs are excellent, protect well (micro gear required), and perfect for tuning your thin crack technique. Short and hard....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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