Site navigation

Section navigation


Pro to 2.5".


Route History:

  • First Ascent: Yvon Chouinard & TM Herbert, 1962

  • First Free Ascent: Steve Wuncsh & Mark Chapman, 1973


Located in Southwest Base Area approx:
Lat/Long: 37.733929,-119.641350

Route Grade Citations

5.11b Community registered grade
***Hard Landin' Brandon
5.11b, 5.11a, 5.10a Hard Landin' Brandon
5.11b ** Yosemite Ultra Classics
5.11b *** Rock Climbing Yosemite's Select
5.11b *** Rock Climbing Yosemite Free Climbs

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 67%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords


Learn about creating circuits.

Activity Configure

Check out what is happening on La Escuela (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.