Axe Handle Canyon Rock Climbing
This area is being developed really quick by some of the locals. It's just west of Ephraim (15 miles south of Maple Canyon)and has a little bit of everything right now. It is sunny nearly all day until late afternoon with easy access. Lots of bouldering and rumors of more routes being put up (4-8 already existing. Some of the rock can be crumbly but once u clean it up, it yields hidden opportunities for great boulder problems and routes!
Turn right at the Maverick in Ephraim and travel west for several miles. You will go through a big S curve and then hit a straight road. Take the last right turn before the road turns straight south. (I'll update this when i can get the exact distances)
Climbing Season For the Wasatch Range area.
Weather station 6.4 miles from here
11 Total Climbing Routes
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Featured Route For Axe Handle Canyon
To a Breathless Oblivion V3- 6A
: Wasatch Range
: Axe Handle Canyon
The problem starts at the bottom of the obvious crack line in the middle of the boulder. You have a far left foot with a close right foot. First move is your right hand to a little crimp followed by bumping to a pretty good right hand pinch, Adjust feet and cross left hand over your right to a good hold in the crack line. You then continue to follow the crack until you get to the arete. with your left hand on a Jug and left foot in a pretty good pocket you pull up with your left arm slapping t...[more] Browse More Classics in UT