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Candel Area, The Rock Climbing 

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This is an area below and to the Southeast of the Alamo Rock. It's a great area that doesn't see as much traffic I think mostly because of the 5 minute hike. The area is named after Rob Candelaria who put up a majority of the routes in the area. This area contains, the Sunshine Slab, the Cave Hang, the Lion's Den, The (Overhanging) Prow Rock, and a few others. The problems range from V0 to V7 or so, and a lot of them are very highball. There are a bunch of good lowballs, however, and a bunch of fun boulders to play around on as well. There is a good mix of sun and shade and a ton of good climbing!

Getting There 

Hike up to the the Alamo Rock and then head downhill and East. The boulders and walls are scattered along and around the Alamo Rock ridge.

Climbing Season

For the Flagstaff area.

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Candel Area, The

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Candel Area, The:
Cave Hang   V0 4     Boulder   The Cave Hang
The Ramp   V1 5 PG13     Boulder, 24'   The Jug
The Prow   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   Overhanging Prow
Cave Hang Direct   V5 6C     Boulder   The Cave Hang
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Featured Route For Candel Area, The
Rock Climbing Photo: Sarah Spaulding on the opening move.

The Prow V4 6B  Colorado : Boulder : ... : Overhanging Prow
Classic and beautiful with a flat landing. A must do that speaks for itself. Sit this one down and work right up the small prow. Crimpers and pinches baby! There are two ways to work this problem. Working right up the prow is natural and of full value. Reaching further out right from start for a crimpy line flakes skips crux moves and is V3 though finishes the same....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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