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Start up the 5.6 chimney along the left side of the Lobe to meet the top of the 'Podium' chimney. From here, a line of four bolts leads up and left. Powerful protected moves past the bolts are followed with a 40 ft of easy (5.6), runout climbing to the top anchor. Walk off, or descend with a 60m rope by rappelling to the anchors for 'Hyperspace'.


Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Jay Smith & Karl McConachie, 1986


Located in West Face approx:
Lat/Long: 38.776693,-120.308400

Route Grade Citations

5.11d R Community registered grade
Hard Landin' Brandon
5.11d R Rock Climbing Lake Tahoe

Route quality

Route quality

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

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