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Candy Mountain  


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Description 

An extension of Cave Creek. Candy Mountain offers secluded, tall, high quality climbs in the Natural State.
One of the best crags by far!

Getting There 

Turn onto an old logging road before Cave Creek.(Left if driving south). Follow the trail and manmade latter down to the base of the crag.

Or take the long/scenic approach and follow the Cave Creek cliffline until you see bolts.

Climbing Season

For the Sam's Throne & Surroundings area.

Weather station 8.5 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',3],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Candy Mountain:
Willy Wonka   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 55'   
Gracious Grant   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 65'   
Achilles Heel   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
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Featured Route For Candy Mountain
The cover of the guidebook portrays this route

Achilles Heel 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings : Candy Mountain
Classic Candy LineClimb through honeycomb pockets (tafoni) till you reach a large sloping rail.From here heel hook your way to the glory jug finish.A tad pumpy....[more]   Browse More Classics in AR

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Candy Mountain
Candy Mountain
Roebuck on "Willy Wonka" 5.10b
Roebuck on "Willy Wonka" 5.10b
Aubrey on the hike out.
Aubrey on the hike out.

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By Dakota from North Dakota
Mar 8, 2014
This place is rad
By JD Borgeson
Jan 26, 2015
This is a beautiful, tall, and underutilized crag. Wish I was stronger! the route on the cover of the climbing arakansas guidebook is a route called Achilles heel at this crag!
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