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Route History:

  • First Ascent: TM Herbert & Royal Robbins, 1967

  • First Free Ascent: Ray Jardine & Bill Price, 1979


Located in El Capitan approx:
Long/Lat: -119.630306,37.733722

Route Grade Citations

YDS:5.11c NCCS:V Community registered grade
V 5.11c
V 5.11c ** Rock Climbing Yosemite Free Climbs
VI 5.11c ** Rock Climbing Yosemite's Select

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 83%

Lead Styles

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Check out what is happening on West Face (note there is an unresolved system issue where ascents logged before 2010 are not displayed in the stream below). If you just want to see beta then click on view ascents with beta.