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Candy Corner 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 95'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Michael DeLuca on Nov 18, 2007

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Candy Corner is the large corner to the right of t...


A fun corner. Protects well with a couple steep sections. Great for trad beginners.


Start at the base of a tall right facing, left slanting corner system 25' right of Ye Gods. Assend the corner to reach anchors on the Drop Zone ledge.

Descent: Rap from anchors with a 60m rope.


Standard rack, some old fixed pro, mostly smaller stuff.

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Placing pro from nice ledge
Placing pro from nice ledge
Scott leading up Candy Corner, while Nicole is top...
BETA PHOTO: Scott leading up Candy Corner, while Nicole is top...
Looking down on Candy Corner
Looking down on Candy Corner
Lookin' Up Candy Corner
Lookin' Up Candy Corner
Annie coming up Candy Corner
Annie coming up Candy Corner

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By reddirt
Jun 8, 2009

A really ideal place to introduce someone to trad. Plenty of places to put gear so the 2nd can practice cleaning. Helmets are very necessary as there always seems to be rockfall if there are parties above on other routes (ie Skyline Traverse).
By Ross Exler
From: New York
Nov 9, 2010

Used this route to help several first timers break into leading. Beware, when you belay, stand down and right from the route. Rock fall at the base of this route is very common.
By ajtwoface
May 21, 2012
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This is an interesting route that has a very defined crux. It has lots of rockfall from Skyline Traverse but makes for a good intermediate route.
By John Groh
Jan 12, 2014
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

This is kind of a miserable lead, at least more than most, when it's cold and wet - ice likes to accumulate behind the flake.
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