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Blacksmith Fork Canyon 


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Submitted By: James Garrett on Jul 21, 2008
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Description 

A quiet canyon with a lot of rock consisting mainly of limestone routes.


Getting There 

From Logan, follow Main Street until the road leads to Hyrum. Turn left at Main and 800 East and drive into the Canyon


64 Total Routes


['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',35],['2 Stars',20],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',5],['5.10',8],['5.11',14],['5.12',19],['5.13',13],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['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 Blacksmith Fork Canyon:
Rain Delay   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Knightland : Rain Delay
Someone's in the Kitchen with Dina   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 75'   Knightland : Stairway to Heaven
Earwig   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   Knightland : Stairway to Heaven
The Shoot   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Knightland : Hidden Wall
Jack Sprat's Mantle   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Knightland : Hidden Wall
Left Hand Hold'em   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 35'   Knightland : Fallen Angel Boulder
Reggae Beanies   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Knightland : Hidden Wall
The Assman   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Northface Massacre    5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Knightland : Hidden Wall
Hold Your Fire   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 70'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Unknown Name   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 100'   Blacksmith Wall : Blacksmith Left
Comanche Trail   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Gray Matter   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 70'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Crankenstein   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 70'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Clear For Take-Off   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 70'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Grey Hound   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
The Power of Silence   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 90'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Bath Salt Laker   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Old Peculiar   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 70'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Soul Crusher   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
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Featured Route For Blacksmith Fork Canyon
Melissa working on the notorious "turn" crux move on Soul Crusher. This move is height dependent for sure, yet easy for no one.

Soul Crusher 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Hardware Wall
This starts on the face to the right of Patsy. Climb through a small roof and blocky holds to a good shake. Traverse slightly left to hard-to-hold pinches, bad feet and long moves (crux). Cruise an easier section to the first set of anchors (13a) or continue climbing the steep headwall. This is amazing climbing. Clipping the 2nd set of anchors comes in at 13b. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By SMR
Apr 15, 2013

The National Forest Service closes a gate to the canyon for part of the year. It usually opens up in May.