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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 Block  

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Elevation: 1,559'
Location: 35.3031, -120.69699 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: True Summit Block Area. This is the highest point ...


The very top of Bishop peak. The weather is usually perfect and there are typically hikers exploring the area.

Getting There 

Take the hikers trail to the top of Bishop Peak. The obvious trail ends at a bench at the hikers summit. Then, go left at bench toward the highest point on the mountain. The approach takes approximately 45 minutes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.6 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for True Summit Block:
Cunning Linguist   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     TR, 25'   
Asymptote   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 40'   
Mickey B Way   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a R     Trad, 70'   
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Featured Route For True Summit Block

Asymptote 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CA : Central Coast : ... : True Summit Block
Quality route that gets you to the highest point on the peak. Very satisfying. Route is cleaned up well. Crux is between bolts 2 and 3.Favorite Route...Ever....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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The True Summit Blocks.
The True Summit Blocks.
Lots of turkey vultures circling the summit of Bis...
Lots of turkey vultures circling the summit of Bis...

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