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View from I-15 of North Creek Canyon.
Located in the Mt. Nebo Wilderness. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

This canyon is home of the ice climb, Frozen Assets. You can see it looking East, high on the steep North facing limestone wall while driving South on Interstate 15 as you approach Mt. Nebo.


Getting There 

Take the Mona exit just before Mt. Nebo. Go west to Mona. Turn right and follow a frontage road going north. Turn east on a dirt road leading past a quarry. Follow a the road to the mouth of the Canyon.


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for North Creek Canyon:
Frozen Assets Ice Climb   WI5     Ice, 9 pitches, 1200'   
Zephyr   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 5 pitches, 350'   
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Featured Route For North Creek Canyon
The start of the 1,000' Frozen Assets. The first 3 to 4 pitches are visable...what a fun climb!

Frozen Assets Ice Climb WI5  UT : Wasatch Range : North Creek Canyon
P1 - A short, thin easy pitch leads to the main flowP2 - Climb a steep, wide 70-80 degree pitch to a lower angle section above.P3 - Gully ice and snow lead to a belay below a short vertical pillar.P4 - Ascend the pillar and gully ice for a pitch.P5-8 Climb 3-4 pitches of moderate snow, ice and rock to a ledge below a vertical smear of ice. There is one hard section, about pitch 6...a thinly iced corner/chimney.P9 - Climb this short, thin, vertical section (crux) to the top. Unfortunately this en...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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North Canyon Lane goes right past the gravel pit, right to the mouth of the canyon. Just don't drive through any of the gravel pit gates...go straight up to the trail head. <br />(Google Earth photo)
BETA PHOTO: North Canyon Lane goes right past the gravel pit, ...
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By John Ross
From: Wasatch Front, UT
Jun 3, 2009

No established camping at all. Just a narrow dirt road to a dead end where the canyon starts. 10 miles up Nephi Canyon is Ponderosa and Bear Canyon Campgrounds though.

By John Ross
From: Wasatch Front, UT
Jun 7, 2009

Dispersed (undeveloped) camping is allowed by the road on the National Forest land (per forest ranger at SF Ranger Station). There is a small barricade at the end of the dirt road indicating the start of the Mt Nebo Wilderness boundary. Camping is also allowed in the wilderness following normal wilderness rules.