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Action Candy 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Heidi Badaracco and Paul Piana
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Submitted By: Jesse Ryan on May 26, 2006

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Description 

Well protected and fun climbing - a long line with many nice pockets along the way. Some nice bulges up higher. A great route to get the climbing flow going.

Location 

On the right side of the Killer Cave and slightly uphill is a ledge with a large juniper. Several 5.11 and 5.10 routes and Action Candy ascend the wall here. Action Candy is the furthest right line.

Protection 

15-16 bolts to anchors.


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Starting up 'Action Candy'. <br />Photo: L. Vojnov.
Starting up 'Action Candy'. Photo: L. Vojnov.
Looking around at the roof near the top of 'Action Candy'. <br />Photo: L. Vojnov.
Looking around at the roof near the top of 'Action...
Owen on Action Candy, May 2013
Owen on Action Candy, May 2013

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By Doug Lintz
From: Kearney, NE
Jan 17, 2008
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Juggy and easier near the top, one could skip a bolt or two.
By Avi Katz
Sep 8, 2010
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

a great route, rated 10a in the current guidebook, and definitely feels that way. balancy climbing to the first bulge, where it gets a little trickier. dont forget some shitty pockets might turn into bomber underclings.
By Dapper Dan Rogers
From: Driggs, ID
Apr 30, 2012

Seems like pretty sustained 10/10a moves the whole way up. Great challenge for climbers breaking into the grade, or warmup for harder stuff.
By Daniel Nelson
From: Jackson, WY
Oct 18, 2013

extremely well bolted (16 of them). fantastic pockets start to finish. my personal favorite route at sinks. mostly 5.9 with a few 5.10a moves. cruxy move over a bulge at the top.