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Candle Stick Crag

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Candle Stick Crag  


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Elevation: 7,500'
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Submitted By: bhoran on Feb 8, 2009
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Chance of a Thunderstorm
51° | 36°
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Candle Stick Crag, can be seen on the far right, U...

Description 

This south-facing, sunny crag is serene and obscure with good granite formations.

Getting There 

Follow direction to Upper Dream parking and head out towards Midnight Rock, but stay on top and take the trailway heading out and down to the eastern gullies. Descend trail to a point where you must skirt ledge system back to the west. This is a shelf of granite outcrops above the Green House Wall, west of Krishna.

L->R: 

A. Into the Wind Arete, 10-, 1p, 65', gear.
B. The Candle Stick, 8-, 1p, 65', gear.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.1 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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