(named after the novel 'A Separate Reality
' by Carlos Castaneda
) is a legendary, short rock climbing route located in Yosemite National Park
. First ascended by Ron Kauk
, the 40 m
, 5.12a climb trademark is a 6m roof split by a hand crack through which the sky is visible.
It was first free soloed by German climbing legend Wolfgang Güllich in 1986. The second soloing was performed in 2005 by Austrian Heinz Zak, who was the photographer of the famous Güllich solo in this route. And the third soloing by American climber Dean Potter in 2006.