|Santaquin Canyon Ice
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|Type: ||Ice, 1 pitch, 100'|
|Consensus: ||WI5-6 [details]|
|FA: ||Mark Bennett & Brian Smoot, 1985|
|Submitted By: ||shawn on Nov 1, 2006|
The Candlestick climbs the fall on the right. Auto...
|Mt. Nebo Wilderness on south side of Santaquin Canyon. MORE INFO >>>|
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.
The Candlestick in late February. Fat and wet at t...
|Comments on The Candlestick
From: SL UT
Feb 21, 2010
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|
Mar 3, 2010
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
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.