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Ice Climbing Suggest change

Provo Canyon has the highest concentration of ice in the Salt Lake and Utah county area. There are numerous lines on both sides of the canyon. However, most of the thickest routes are on the south side of the canyon, where it gets less sunlight. The two most popular areas in the canyon are Bridal Veil Falls and Stairway to Heaven. Both have a rich variety of climbs. This is where many of us learn how great the world of ice is. As the sport of ice climbing has grown in popularity, the canyons' routes have gotten steadily more crowded because of their easy access. Often times on a Saturday as you drive up the canyon you can see a dozen or more climbers all over the ice. But there's usually enough to go around. Great place for climbers of any skill level.

Getting There Suggest change

Heading North or South on I-15, take the 8th North exit in Orem and head East towards the Mountains. This road takes you straight into the canyon on Hwy 189. From Park City, head south on Hwy 40 to Heber City, and then west on Hwy 189 into the canyon. Bridal Veil and Stairway to Heaven can be accessed by parking in Nunn's Park.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Provo Canyon Ice

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI5 R
 62
Stairway to Heaven
Ice 10 pitches
WI4-5
 25
Bridal Veil Left
Ice 2 pitches
WI4-5
 38
Bridal Veil Right
Ice 2 pitches
WI4
 47
White Nightmare
Ice 2 pitches
WI5
 5
All is Quiet
Ice
WI5
 25
The Fang
Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
WI3-4
 37
Millers Thriller
Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
WI4+ PG13
 21
The Finger of Fate
Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
M5
 19
Trample Me Elmo
Mixed
WI4
 11
FMR (F**k Me Raw)
Ice, Alpine 6 pitches
WI3
 39
Apron Ice
TR, Ice
M7
 13
Black Hole Workout
Sport, Mixed
WI5
 5
Millers Pillar
Trad, Ice, Alpine
M6
 6
Dashboard Jesus
Sport, Mixed
M8
 5
SA
Sport, Mixed
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Stairway to Heaven Stairway to Heaven > Stairway to Heaven
 62
WI5 R Ice 10 pitches
Bridal Veil Left Bridal Veil Falls Area
 25
WI4-5 Ice 2 pitches
Bridal Veil Right Bridal Veil Falls Area
 38
WI4-5 Ice 2 pitches
White Nightmare Bridal Veil Falls Area
 47
WI4 Ice 2 pitches
All is Quiet Bridal Veil Falls Area
 5
WI5 Ice
The Fang Upper Provo Falls
 25
WI5 Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
Millers Thriller Upper Provo Falls
 37
WI3-4 Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
The Finger of Fate Upper Provo Falls
 21
WI4+ PG13 Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
Trample Me Elmo Stairway to Heaven > Stairway to Heaven
 19
M5 Mixed
FMR (F**k Me Raw) Upper Provo Falls
 11
WI4 Ice, Alpine 6 pitches
Apron Ice Stairway to Heaven > Stairway to Heaven
 39
WI3 TR, Ice
Black Hole Workout Fitness Den
 13
M7 Sport, Mixed
Millers Pillar Upper Provo Falls
 5
WI5 Trad, Ice, Alpine
Dashboard Jesus Stairway to Heaven > 2nd Tier Climbs > Highway Wall
 6
M6 Sport, Mixed
SA Fitness Den
 5
M8 Sport, Mixed
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