- Height: 350ft
- Pitches: 3
- Ascents: 59
Located in the leftmost dihedral of the five open books area, this route begins with a 4th class scramble up to a bush. Then it's two or three pitches of varied climbing with corners, cracks, friction slab, and a bulge. Be careful of loose rock at the top, and consider belaying from the trees to the right instead of the left. Walk off left to descend with an optional single rope rappel.
First Free Ascent: Tom Fender & Vic Tishous, 1966
Located in Five Open Books approx:
Route Grade Citations
|5.6||Community registered grade|
|Hard Landin' Brandon|
|5.6||Rock Climbing Yosemite Free Climbs|
|5.6||Yosemite Ultra Classics|
|5.6||Rock Climbing Yosemite's Select|
Overall quality score: 69%
Learn about creating circuits.