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Start at the belay anchor atop P1 of 'Fat Merchant Crack'. Follow the left-leaning corner up to the roof, then traverse right to finish with P3 of 'Bolee Gold'.

A dangerously sharp edge at the beginning of the traverse out of the roof has resulted in a fatal accident. The sharp edge may or may not still be there, but the risk can be mitigated by placing additional protection for the follower directly after the crux.

Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Jim Orey, John Bowlin & Charley Jones, 1973


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

Route Grade Citations

5.9 Community registered grade
* Hard Landin' Brandon
5.9 Rock Climbing Lake Tahoe

Route quality

Route quality

Lead Styles

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