REI Community
Provo Canyon Ice
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
7th Heaven 
All is Quiet 
Apron Ice (Various) TR 
Apron Mixed Route 
Bridal Veil Left 
Bridal Veil Right 
Creatures of the Night S 
Fang, The 
Finger of Fate, The 
FMR (F**k Me Raw) 
Itchy and Scratchy 
Lost Creek Ice Crag 
Millers Thriller 
Pipe Dream 
Post Nasal Drip 
Scratch and Sniff 
Shower Tower 
Soft 'n Juicy 
Stairway to Heaven 
Unknown to the left of All is Quiet 
Upper Bridal Veil Falls 
White Nightmare 
Unsorted Routes:

FMR (F**k Me Raw) 


Type:  Ice, 6 pitches, 1200', Grade III
Original: WI4 [details]
FA: ?
Page Views: 1,331
Submitted By: Mike Stearns on Jan 6, 2014

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (4)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [1 person likes this page.]
BETA PHOTO: Last Pitch of FMR. Also visible from road, ~60m pi...


Many, many steps of WI2-3 up the west drainage (bear right) of Avalanche Canyon places you at the base of a WI4 pillar/curtain. Atop the pillar, head climbers right on a steep forested slope to the final 200' WI4 headwall. The final headwall can be done in one or two pitches. Probably best done as one, but it is LONG.



Once across the creek, however you got there, the trail heads up Avalanche Canyon from behind a concrete structure. The first pitch starts up a WI3 section with an amphitheater (w/ graffiti) on the left.

Descend from slings on trees and walk down/around some sections through the trees.


We took 8 screws plus some for anchors, tat for v-threads/trees, and two 60 m ropes for the descent.

Photos of FMR (F**k Me Raw) Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: 50 foot pillar located halfway up route. Visible f...
BETA PHOTO: 50 foot pillar located halfway up route. Visible f...

Comments on FMR (F**k Me Raw) Add Comment
Show which comments
By Sam Cannon
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Jan 23, 2014

Is the final 200ft curtain also known as "Big Blue," or is that another area entirely?
By Sam Cannon
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Jan 5, 2015

Having just climbed this today, I can confirm that the big blue curtain seen form the road that I'd seen referenced as "Big Blue" is in fact that final pitch to FMR.
By Alec LaLonde
Jan 10, 2016
rating: WI4

You can bypass the first approach pitch by walking around to the east (up-canyon). Above the second waterfall, bear right, then you can either stay left to enter the amphitheater described above, or keep right and climb a steep pitch (WI4/5) in a tight canyon. Both lead up to Big Blue, AKA FMR.

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About