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Candy Mountain Rock Climbing 

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An extension of Cave Creek. Candy Mountain offers secluded, tall, high quality climbs in the Natural State.
One of the best crags by far!

Getting There 

Turn onto an old logging road before Cave Creek.(Left if driving south). Follow the trail and manmade latter down to the base of the crag.

Or take the long/scenic approach and follow the Cave Creek cliffline until you see bolts.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.5 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Candy Mountain

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Candy Mountain:
Willy Wonka   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 55'   
Gracious Grant   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 65'   
Wizard and Glass   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
Achilles Heel   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
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Featured Route For Candy Mountain
Rock Climbing Photo: The cover of the guidebook portrays this route

Achilles Heel 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings : Candy Mountain
Classic Candy LineClimb through honeycomb pockets (tafoni) till you reach a large sloping rail.From here heel hook your way to the glory jug finish.A tad pumpy....[more]   Browse More Classics in AR

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Rock Climbing Photo: Candy Mountain
Candy Mountain
Rock Climbing Photo: Roebuck on "Willy Wonka" 5.10b
Roebuck on "Willy Wonka" 5.10b
Rock Climbing Photo: Aubrey on the hike out.
Aubrey on the hike out.

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By Dakota from North Dakota
Mar 8, 2014
This place is rad
By JD Borgeson
Jan 26, 2015
This is a beautiful, tall, and underutilized crag. Wish I was stronger! the route on the cover of the climbing arakansas guidebook is a route called Achilles heel at this crag!

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