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Candlelight Wall Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: Candlelight Wall Green Gecko is the left facing di...

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The Candlelight Wall is the large obvious smooth slab above the Whitney Portal Group Campground. There are several crack climbs here.

Wick Line 5.11c is a prominent crack in the center and Green Gecko starts in a clean, obvious left facing corner on the right.

Getting There 

Approach from Mt. Whitney Group Campground at Whitney Portal. Cross Lone Pine Creek southwest and scramble up steep hillside following a faint climber's trail if you can find it.

Climbing Season

For the Whitney Portal area.

Weather station 14.9 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Candlelight Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Candlelight Wall:
Green Gecko   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Green Gecko

Green Gecko 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Candlelight Wall
Green Gecko has no beta in "Bishop Area Rock Climbs" other than 5 stars so we had to go check it out!1st Anchor: 10aClimb a very nice finger/wide finger crack in a dihedral. We thought this felt more like 10b/c. 60ft2nd Anchor: 11bClimb past the 1st anchor and into the wide pod. Exit the pod into a finger-sized layback, and mantle onto the ledge to the right. 100ft3rd Anchor: 12cSkip the 2nd anchor and crank through a tips layback underneath a bulge with slick feet. 120ft...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Candlelight Wall is the clean face in the center.
BETA PHOTO: Candlelight Wall is the clean face in the center.

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