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Cotton Candy 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Sport, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Andy Chasteen on Jan 30, 2008

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View from the top, near Cotton Candy.


Long face route with plentiful chickenheads. Perfect beginner route. Color of the rock is gray at start but moves to beautiful orange near up top.


It is located in between Summer Rain and The Controversy.



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Chelly on Cotton Candy.
Chelly on Cotton Candy.
View from the bottom of Cotton Candy.
View from the bottom of Cotton Candy.
Looking at Summer Rain and Cotton Candy.
Looking at Summer Rain and Cotton Candy.

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By R. Emerson
May 28, 2008
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Cotton Candy is a pretty sweet climb for its grade. Lots of big holds on fairly vertical rock. I've rope soloed it to gain access to the anchors of the climbs to the right in order to TR solo them.
By jeremy ward
From: las vegas, nevada
Jan 18, 2011

One of the best climbs for the first time climber or new leader anywhere!
By Ignacio
From: Denver, CO
May 13, 2011
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Very cool option for a first sport lead.
By michaeltarne
Mar 4, 2012

Same as the other first comments, great first lead. Falling on this would suck but I don't think you'd be very likely to. Well bolted, and great chickenheads all the way up.
By Patrick Kearns
From: St. Louis
Apr 17, 2015

great warm up route. pull on amazing chicken heads the whole way up.
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