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Areas in Diamond Fork Canyon

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Elevation: 5,100 ft
GPS: 40.032, -111.499 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: John Ross on May 27, 2009 with updates
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Description

Popular for camping, fishing, and hunting, Diamond Fork Canyon has some rock and a little winter ice climbing as well. Besides abundant wildlife, watch for range cattle and the occasional harmless “Blow Snake”. Keep an eye out for rattlesnakes as well.

Drinking water is available during the summer months at Diamond Campground (click here for reservations).

Getting There

Drive south on I-15, take the Price/Manti exit 258, and follow US-6 into Spanish Fork Canyon. The turn for Diamond Fork Canyon is located at mile marker 184 on the east side of the road (5.5 miles from the mouth of SF Canyon). The Red Ledges area is seven (7) miles up Diamond Fork Canyon. It is another three (3) miles to Three Forks Trail Head (trail head for 5th water hot springs).

During a heavy snow year the Diamond Fork Canyon road is closed after six (6) miles.

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Super Fluke   Earth
Diamond Fork Canyon is truly a diamond in the rough, just needs some serious love. As you head up the canyon you come across red sandstone at Red Ledges, white sandstone further up the canyon and conglomerate rock (similar to Maple Canyon) surrounding the Fifth Water hot springs canyon. All of which can be climbed. There is some choss, but that's expected in an undeveloped area. Go for the climbing, stay for the hot springs. Jun 16, 2017
McKay  
If you want a good place to bring the whole family for the day and still get your climbing fix in, this is a good place. There are trails to hike, fishing in the river visible from the routes, or rappelling from 30 to 100 feet. Surprisingly not a very busy place. Also shady belay spots. May 15, 2012

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