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The Candlestick 

WI5-6

   
Type: Ice, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus: WI5-6 [details]
FA: Mark Bennett & Brian Smoot, 1985
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Mt. Nebo Wilderness on south side of Santaquin Canyon. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Steep pillar.


Location 

Hike about .40 miles from the gate keeping your eyes on the South wall until 3 routes come into view. Climb the gully. The Candlestick is the formation on the right. Rappel from trees.


Protection 

Screws



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The Candlestick climbs the fall on the right. Automatic Control Theory is on the left.
The Candlestick climbs the fall on the right. Auto...
The Candlestick in late February. Fat and wet at the bottom, thin and dirty at the top.
The Candlestick in late February. Fat and wet at t...
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By bheller
From: SL UT
Feb 21, 2010
rating: WI5-6

Use care at the top out of this one- I experienced poor detached ice and a smooth slab underneath that offered no good options for hooking. I have been told these conditions are pretty standard for this route.

By Allen Sanderson
From: Oootah
Mar 3, 2010
rating: WI5

Yup pretty typical, BITD there used to be a branch stuck down that you could throw a sling over to protect the last 15'. Always made for an exciting exit.

By Garret Nuzzo-Jones
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Mar 1, 2013
rating: WI5-6

As of 2/28/12 there is a loop of cord hanging down from the tree belay that you can clip while on lead since there are no screw placements at the topout.

The first mini-pitch curtain of ACT can be climbed to access the Candlestick.

By G Carpenter
From: SLC, UT
Feb 4, 2014

On 1/26/14 the cord/rope Garrett described was froze in place at top and bottom of it with approx. a 3' section of the middle of the cord/rope exposed.