Santaqueen Prom Queen
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SPQ to the belay under the middle of the roof. Not...
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This fun climb does seem to be getting quite a bit of traffic for the area.
Another route called BRING A FRIEND is 1 meter to the right of SPQ and it shares the anchor. It doesn't seem as positive and may be a bit harder. Named after my favorite Drive Inn burger joint in Santaquin. And also the day I went back to replace the anchors on COMING FULL CIRCLE, one of the highschoolers waiting for her TR on the route was really the Santaquin Prom Queen!
Pitch #1: Climb interesting pocket/disjointed crack features up the sustained limestone face. Homogeneous for its grade. 5.10a, 30m.
Also park 0.1 mile past the one lane bridge and walk a few seconds to the route. This is on the same popular wall on the left side of the road as COMING FULL CIRCLE, but on the far right side of the wall about 100m further up canyon.
QDs for 12 bolts to a Metolius Rap Hanger and a vertically placed chain.
BETA PHOTO: Santaqueen Wall
Mark Mason starting the crux of Santaqueen Prom Qu...