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Routes in The Candlestick Wall

Candlestick, The S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Crystal Flame S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Red Line, The S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Thai Stick S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Type: Sport, 240 ft, 3 pitches, Grade III
FA: Drew Spaulding, Brian Warshow, Cameron Farbairn-2001
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Shared By: Drew Spaulding on Jan 12, 2013
Admins: Brian Boyd, Nate Ball

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Warning! Stainless steel bolts are suspect near the coast! Details


This classic is the route that most people end up climbing when venturing up to the Candlestick Wall. The first pitch is a 120 foot 5.9 pitch brings you to the amazing belay ledge below "The Red Line" and "Crystal Flame". This Ledge also has a cave that you can tunnel through to gain the start of the Candlestick and the Thai Stick.(...or half way up the first pitch you can split to the right to gain this upper cave entrance). 2nd pitch climbs steep crystal-lined pockets up into the surprising "Glowing Tunnel". There's an optional belay at the base of the vertical tunnel above... Continue up the Glowing Tunnel for another 50' of 5'7 chimneying to the belay perch at the top of the THAIWAND.


Titanium bolts and threads protect this 240' climb. For the descent, rappel back down the same route...


Herm-Dawg Millionaire
Bozeman, Montana
Herm-Dawg Millionaire   Bozeman, Montana
A classic for the tunnel finish and the finishing view. Definitely the best view on the wall, though I quite like the exposure on the Candlestick and the Thai Stick. Ah, it's all good. :-) You can rap down from the bottom of the tunnel on two 60m ropes. Apr 6, 2016
Mike Holley
Boone, NC
Mike Holley   Boone, NC
Very FUn! Awesome access to other routes on the wall! Fun FUn FUn in the SUn (Shade more likely)! Apr 23, 2014
Nate Ball
Portland, OR
Nate Ball   Portland, OR  
Has the "Glowing Tunnel" pitch been rebolted with titanium as well? Feb 14, 2014