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Routes in Candlelight Buttress

Big Blue S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Chicken Pot Pie T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
First Responder T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
For Whom The Road Tolls S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Gridlock S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Jonny Cash S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Missing Inaction S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Mr. Cramps T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
One That Got Away, The S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pinky The Strap-on S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sheltering Sky T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Walk the Line S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
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Access Issue: Portal Road Closure Details

Description

Candlelight Buttress This is the smooth, dome-like buttress, seen on the south side of the canyon.
There are several black water streaks. There are two chimneys on the right side.
Most of the climbing is in the 5.10 range.

Getting There

Follow the Meysan Lakes Trail for about one hundred yards, then follow a gully to the base.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Candlelight Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Sheltering Sky
Trad, Sport 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Sheltering Sky
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5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 4 pitches
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