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With a good number of reliable, multi-pitch routes, Santaquin Canyon is a quality destination for ice climbing. In addition, difficult mixed lines will challenge even the best climbers.
- Drive to Santaquin on I-15
The canyon road closes for winter at Trumbolt Picnic Area around December 1st each year and re-opens in the spring by Memorial Day. In winter the road may be closed at the forest service sign about a mile down the road at the mouth of the canyon, depending snow conditions.
Browse More Classics in Santaquin Canyon Ice
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Santaquin Canyon Ice:
The Candlestick WI5-6 Ice, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Automatic Control Theory WI5-6 Ice, 2 pitches, 200 feet, Grade II
Backoff WI4 Ice, 2 pitches, 200 feet
Squash Head WI3-4 Ice, 2 pitches, 300 feet
Angel of Fear WI5-6 Ice, 3 pitches, 300 feet, Grade II
Featured Route For Santaquin Canyon Ice
Backoff WI4 UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Santaquin Canyon Ice
P1 - (WI2) Climb the low angle bulges to the bottom of the more vertical P2. Look for belay chains up a ramp on the right. This pitch is sometimes thin with water running under the ice.P2 - (WI4) This is the business pitch, steeper and often thin. At the top on the right is a two bolt anchor (may be covered with ice). Over the top are chain anchors to the left.Descent: Two rope rappel from anchors....[more] Browse More Classics in UT