Section navigation


Difficult fingers at the start leading to a sustained wide section. Beautiful climbing.

Pro to 4.5", 2 ea. 4".

Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Franch Sacherer, Steve Roper, May 1963

  • First Ascent: Herb Swedlund, Penny Carr, May 1963


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

Route Grade Citations

*** Jakob Kapelj
*** Hard Landin' Brandon
5.10a Principal
5.10a, 5.8 Hard Landin' Brandon
5.10a *** Philip Armstrong
5.10a *** Yosemite Ultra Classics
5.10a *** Rock Climbing Yosemite Free Climbs
5.10a *** Rock Climbing Yosemite's Select

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 82%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

solid sustained perfect good fun awesome runout tricky slippery fingers jamming offwidth hands crack

Learn about creating circuits.