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  1. (5.11) Follow a left-leaning crack to face climbing past bolts. Traverse right to the 2-bolt anchor. 4 bolts.

  2. (5.11a) Well-protected face climbing past the low crux eases with slab climbing to the 2-bolt anchor. 7 bolts.

  3. (5.10c R) Follows the cracks up, pull the bulge, and wander up the runout 5.10a face to the 2-bolt anchor. 2 bolts.

  4. (5.12a) Difficult climbing past bolts to a long left traverse to the 2-bolt top anchor. Double ropes recommend. 7 bolts.

Descend with 60m rope in 3 rappels past top anchors for 'Pan Dulce' and 'Grand Delusion'.

Pro to 3", including micro nuts and slings for knobs.

Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Ed Drummond & Mark Robinson, 1984


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

Route Grade Citations

5.12a R Community registered grade
** Hard Landin' Brandon
5.12a Rock Climbing Lake Tahoe
5.12a Rock 'N Road: Rock Climbing Areas of North America
5.11, 5.11a, 5.10c R, 5.12a Hard Landin' Brandon

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