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BETA PHOTO: Candlelight Wall is the clean face in the center.

Description 

The Candlelight Wall is the large obvious smooth slab above the Whitney Portal Group Campground. There are several crack climbs here.

Wick Line 5.11c is a prominent crack in the center and Green Gecko starts in a clean, obvious left facing corner on the right.

Getting There 

Approach from Mt. Whitney Group Campground at Whitney Portal. Cross Lone Pine Creek southwest and scramble up steep hillside following a faint climber's trail if you can find it.

Climbing Season



Weather station 14.9 miles from here

1 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Candlelight Wall:
Green Gecko   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
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Featured Route For Candlelight Wall
Green Gecko

Green Gecko 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Candlelight Wall
Green Gecko has no beta in "Bishop Area Rock Climbs" other than 5 stars so we had to go check it out!1st Anchor: 10aClimb a very nice finger/wide finger crack in a dihedral. We thought this felt more like 10b/c. 60ft2nd Anchor: 11bClimb past the 1st anchor and into the wide pod. Exit the pod into a finger-sized layback, and mantle onto the ledge to the right. 100ft3rd Anchor: 12cSkip the 2nd anchor and crank through a tips layback underneath a bulge with slick feet. 120ft...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Candlelight Wall <br />Green Gecko is the left facing dihedral on the right. <br />Wick Line takes the right arching seam to the prominent crack in the center. <br />Mr. Green Jeans follows the prominent crack on the left side.
BETA PHOTO: Candlelight Wall Green Gecko is the left facing di...

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