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  1. 100' (5.7) Up the finger crack making your way up to the obvious hand crack. Gear belay (pro 1"-1.5"). A large flake takes a nice sling but puts you in a semi hanging belay.

  2. 80' (5.8) Follow the awesome hand crack up to the dual crack system, move to the righthand system to finish out.

Pro to 4". 60m rap. This can be done as one long pitch.

Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Chuck Pratt, Herb Swedlund, 1960

  • First Ascent: Russ Warne, Dave McFadden, Steve Roper, Dec 1959

Location:  

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

Route Grade Citations

** Jakob Kapelj
*** Hard Landin' Brandon
5.8 Principal
5.8 *** Yosemite Ultra Classics
5.8 *** Rock Climbing Yosemite's Select
5.8 *** Rock Climbing Yosemite Free Climbs

Route quality

Route quality

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

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