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Action Candy 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Heidi Badaracco and Paul Piana
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Submitted By: Jesse Ryan on May 26, 2006

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Janelle cruising Action Candy with the Killer Cave...


Well protected and fun climbing - a long line with many nice pockets along the way. Some nice bulges up higher. A great route to get the climbing flow going.


On the right side of the Killer Cave and slightly uphill is a ledge with a large juniper. Several 5.11 and 5.10 routes and Action Candy ascend the wall here. Action Candy is the furthest right line.


15-16 bolts to anchors.

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Starting up 'Action Candy'. Photo: L. Vojnov.
Starting up 'Action Candy'. Photo: L. Vojnov.
Looking around at the roof near the top of 'Action...
Looking around at the roof near the top of 'Action...
Owen on Action Candy, May 2013
Owen on Action Candy, May 2013

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By Doug Lintz
From: Kearney, NE
Jan 17, 2008
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Juggy and easier near the top, one could skip a bolt or two.
By Avi Katz
Sep 8, 2010
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

a great route, rated 10a in the current guidebook, and definitely feels that way. balancy climbing to the first bulge, where it gets a little trickier. dont forget some shitty pockets might turn into bomber underclings.
By Dapper Dan Rogers
From: Driggs, ID
Apr 30, 2012

Seems like pretty sustained 10/10a moves the whole way up. Great challenge for climbers breaking into the grade, or warmup for harder stuff.
By Daniel Nelson
From: Jackson, WY
Oct 18, 2013

extremely well bolted (16 of them). fantastic pockets start to finish. my personal favorite route at sinks. mostly 5.9 with a few 5.10a moves. cruxy move over a bulge at the top.
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