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1 5.6 120ft
2 5.8 100ft
3 5.7 140ft
4 5.4 110ft
  1. 120ft (5.6) Follow the 3" crack up and right to face climbing through broken vertical cracks. Continue up left to belay from the tree on the ledge. Alternatively, climb P1 of Fecophilia (5.9 R) before cutting left to the belay.

  2. 100ft (5.8) Head straight up the crack, pull the crux mantle, and belay from the large ledge.

  3. 140ft (5.7 R) Follow broken cracks and flakes through bulges and runout face climbing. Belay from the pod.

  4. 110ft (5.4) Follow the cracks up to the large ledge.

Walk off left or continue up the last 2 pitches of After Six. Pro to 3".


Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Yvon Chouinard, Chuck Pratt & Mort Hempel, 1967


Located in Manure Pile Buttress approx:
Lat/Long: 37.731022,-119.618913

Route Grade Citations

5.8 R Community registered grade
Hard Landin' Brandon
5.6, 5.8, 5.7 R, 5.4 Hard Landin' Brandon
5.8 Rock Climbing Yosemite Free Climbs
5.9 Rock Climbing Yosemite's Select

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Route quality

Overall quality score: 59%

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