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Starts from a tree up the same 3rd class ramp as Munginella, but after having traversed further across the ledge the ramp reaches. Or can be reached from right as well by descending, then re-ascending around the foot of the cliff.


Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Jim Bridwell, David Bircheff & Phil Bircheff, 1966


Located in Five Open Books approx:
Long/Lat: -119.597900,37.749038

Route Grade Citations

5.9 Community registered grade
*** Hard Landin' Brandon
5.8, 5.7, 5.9
5.8, 5.7, 5.9 Hard Landin' Brandon
5.9 ** Yosemite Ultra Classics
5.9 ** Rock Climbing Yosemite's Select
5.9 ** Rock Climbing Yosemite Free Climbs

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 74%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

crux hard good beautiful fun classic awesome fall committing feet face jamming roof crack

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