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Candlelight Buttress This is the smooth, dome-like buttress, seen on the south side of the canyon.
Follow the Meysan Lakes Trail for about one hundred yards, then follow a gully to the base.
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Sheltering Sky 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport, 4 pitches, 400'
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Sheltering Sky 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Candlelight Buttress
Fantastic four pitch face climb up a sea of sparkling white granite littered with Tuolumne-like knobs.Very well protected by most slab standards; even on 5.7, you only need to climb 15 feet or so between bolts. Great rock and great climbing throughout.Pitch one: traverse rightward for a handful of bolts until the bolt line heads up to the first anchor. At the second bolt, a variation called 'Gimme Shelter' goes straight up for 180 or so feet to the second anchor of Sheltering Sky. (60 ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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