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Elevation: 6,000 ft 1,829 m
GPS: 40.4469, -111.6881
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Shared By: John Ross on Mar 25, 2008 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D Crane
Warning Access Issue: Located in a National Forest Fee Area DetailsDrop down
Warning Access Issue: Located in the Lone Peak Wilderness Area DetailsDrop down

Description Suggest change

Tank Canyon is a quiet side canyon in American Fork Canyon located within the Lone Peak Wilderness. You will find shaded climbs on isolated limestone walls in variety of difficulties. Many climbs are short but challenging. A creek flows through the canyon during spring runoff but is mostly dry during hot summer months.

No camping is allowed in Tank Canyon. Please do your part to help keep this area clean.

Getting There Suggest change

Trail: Park at the gravel Cannabis parking pull-out exactly 1 mile from the TCNM visitors center. Cross the road (north) and find the Tank Canyon trail.

Direct: Park at the Membrane pull-out 1.1 miles from the TCNM visitors center. Walk across the road and up the steep bank into Tank Canyon.

39 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Tank Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 13
Dag Nasty Part Deux
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 32
Barbie Twins
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 9
Beamer's Claw
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 14
Old School
Sport 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 51
Tank Trap
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 23
Dag Nasty
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 14
Gunner
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 5
Bang Bang
Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 12
Gemini
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 24
Drop the Clutch
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Inky
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 14
White Dream
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 9
The Vision
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 5
Zorba the Greek
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 6
Insomnia
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dag Nasty Part Deux Old School Rock
 13
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Barbie Twins Visionary Wall
 32
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Beamer's Claw Cougar Narrows
 9
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Old School Old School Rock
 14
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
Tank Trap Visionary Wall
 51
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Dag Nasty Visionary Wall
 23
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Gunner Two O'Clock Rock
 14
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Bang Bang Old School Rock
 5
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Gemini Visionary Wall
 12
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Drop the Clutch Visionary Wall
 24
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Inky Visionary Wall
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
White Dream Sleepy Cove
 14
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Vision Visionary Wall
 9
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Zorba the Greek Visionary Wall
 5
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Insomnia Sleepy Cove
 6
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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