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Description:
  1. 60' (5.10b) Climb the pin-scarred right-leaning crack. Great clean aid practice.

  2. Seldom climbed. Rivet and bolt ladder leads to tree with rap rings.

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Route History:

  • First Ascent: Tom Rohr

    Pre 1970

  • First Ascent: Mike Jefferson & Dave Collins, 1970

    (Not Mark) From Mike on supertopo: "I remember that day well. My partner Dave Collins and I had spent the afternoon nailing up what became known as Churchbowl Tree, with a tension traverse to the crack to the left and some shakey aid with nuts (new at the time) to the ledge above. At the time we thought it might have been a first ascent, but Tom Rohr is reputed to have climbed it to the point where the belay bolts are. In any case, we had a splendid time, but darkness fell before we got finished." http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/1209560/Yosemite-riots-the-first-ascent-of-Independence-Pinnacle

  • First Free Ascent: unknown, 1982

Location:  

Located in Church Bowl approx:
Long/Lat: -119.579699,37.749190

Route Grade Citations

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

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 58%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

good great fun slippery crack

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