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Rock Candy 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Jim Reed, Early 1990s.
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 24, 2006

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A climber on Rock Candy (5.7). Photo taken from ...


This is on the left of the center section of the cliff.

Scramble to a ledge, climb a cool face past 7 bolts and lower off.



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Rock Climbing Photo: leading up Rock Candy. Great fun climb!
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By Blitzo
Oct 24, 2006

This route feels more 5.7 than 5.8.
By Chase Roskos
From: Golden, CO
May 9, 2009
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

The only moves on this that felt anywhere near 5.8 were right at the belay anchor and possibly .5-.6 the entire way after that. 5.7+ tops for this climb.
By Gen King
Aug 20, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

Jugs on jugs on jugs. Super fun climb. I feel like 5.8 is not accurrate- definitely a 5.7. Or maybe they are rating it 5.8 if you try it off the ground instead of climbing up to the boulder and starting off of it? Really good protection, anchor is back from rock so you have a shelf to get yourself on before setting it up. And the views? Amazing.

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