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Thin edges on the bolted face lead up to a left-leaning 5.10d crack that is difficult to protect. Avoid fragile flakes. 2-bolt top anchor. Top-rope this route by climbing P1 of 'Pony Express' first. Pro to 1", including micro-nuts.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Bill Todd, 1977

  • First Free Ascent: Tom Herbert & Paul Crawford, 1987


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

Route Grade Citations

5.12a R Community registered grade
Hard Landin' Brandon
5.12a R Rock Climbing Lake Tahoe

Route quality

Route quality

Lead Styles

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