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Routes in Santaquin Canyon Ice

Angel of Fear WI5-6
Automatic Control Theory WI5-6
Backoff WI4
Candlestick, The WI5-6
Get Back on It WI4
Martini S M9 A0-1
Squash Head WI3-4
Unnamed WI3
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Type: Ice, 100 ft
FA: Mark Bennett & Brian Smoot, 1985
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Shared By: shawn Kenney on Nov 1, 2006
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Mt. Nebo Wilderness on south side of Santaquin Canyon. Details

Description

Steep pillar.

Location

Hike about .40 miles from the gate keeping your eyes on the South wall until 3 routes come into view. Climb the gully. The Candlestick is the formation on the right. Rappel from trees.

Protection

Screws

Photos

G Carpenter
SLC, UT
 
G Carpenter   SLC, UT
 
On 1/26/14 the cord/rope Garrett described was froze in place at top and bottom of it with approx. a 3' section of the middle of the cord/rope exposed. Feb 4, 2014
Garret Nuzzo-Jones
Salt Lake City, UT
  WI5-6
Garret Nuzzo-Jones   Salt Lake City, UT
  WI5-6
As of 2/28/12 there is a loop of cord hanging down from the tree belay that you can clip while on lead since there are no screw placements at the topout.

The first mini-pitch curtain of ACT can be climbed to access the Candlestick. Mar 1, 2013
Allen Sanderson
Oootah
  WI5
Allen Sanderson   Oootah
  WI5
Yup pretty typical, BITD there used to be a branch stuck down that you could throw a sling over to protect the last 15'. Always made for an exciting exit. Mar 3, 2010
bheller
SL UT
  WI5-6
bheller   SL UT
  WI5-6
Use care at the top out of this one- I experienced poor detached ice and a smooth slab underneath that offered no good options for hooking. I have been told these conditions are pretty standard for this route. Feb 21, 2010