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Blacksmith Fork Canyon Rock Climbing 

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Shot from the base of Good Freakin Gads


A quiet canyon with a lot of rock consisting mainly of limestone routes.

Getting There 

From Logan, follow Main Street until the road leads to Hyrum. Turn left at Main and 800 East and drive into the Canyon

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.3 miles from here

68 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',38],['2 Stars',22],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Blacksmith Fork Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Blacksmith Fork Canyon:
Rain Delay   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Knightland : Rain Delay
Frog Kisser   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Knightland : Stairway to Heaven
Earwig   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   Knightland : Stairway to Heaven
Good Freakin' Gads   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   The Pillar Of Cache
Stairway to Heaven    5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   Knightland : Stairway to Heaven
Reggae Beanies   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Knightland : Hidden Wall
The Assman   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Northface Massacre    5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Knightland : Hidden Wall
Hold Your Fire   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 70'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Gray Matter   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 70'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Grey Hound   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Clear For Take-Off   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 70'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Sans Nom   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport   Blacksmith Wall : Blacksmith Left
Bath Salt Laker   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
The Power of Silence   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 90'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Old Peculiar   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 70'   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Soul Crusher   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
Revenge of Spackle Monkey   5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a     Sport   Left Hand Fork : Hardware Wall
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Featured Route For Blacksmith Fork Canyon
Rock Climbing Photo: Michael Portanda on Gray Hound.

Grey Hound 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Hardware Wall
This climb is quite good, some say its one of the best at the crag. Climb up through several sustained sections. The crux involves pinching a protruding block and hitting a nice hidden hole up and left. It's not over after the crux. Worth doing! ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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By SM Ryan
Apr 15, 2013
The National Forest Service closes a gate to the canyon for part of the year. It usually opens up in May.

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