- Height: 80 ft, 120 ft, 120 ft (Total: 320ft)
- Bolts: 2
- Pitches: 3
- Ascents: 7
The last two pitches are seldom climbed.
80 ft (5.9) Perfect, sustained liebacking up the consistent flake to the 2-bolt top anchor shared with 'Opus 7'.
120 ft? Follow the chimney up left to a corner leading to a belay stance.
120 ft? Follow the corner up onto exposed runout face climbing up the Knobby Wall protected only by a couple of bolts.
- If continuing past the first pitch, skip the bolted top anchor and build an anchor up in the chimney for a more comfortable belay stance.
The left side of the Knobbly Wall is 5.8R. The right side of the Knobbly Wall is 5.7 and also runout.
Pro: 0.5" to 4" with doubles in the larger sizes.
First Free Ascent: Jim Orey, 1971
P3, Knobby Wall
First Free Ascent: Eric Beck & Steve Roper, 1971
P1 & P2 only. Conflicting dates:
- 1971 according to Rick Sumners' Tahoe Rock, Green Guide edition.
- "mid-1960s" according to SuperTopo guide.
Located in East Face approx:
Route Grade Citations
|5.9||Community registered grade|
|★★Hard Landin' Brandon|
|5.9||Rock Climbing Lake Tahoe|
Overall quality score: 73%
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