Scruffy Band Little Cottonwood Canyon - Rock Climb near Sandy, Utah
Sandy,Utah
40.569700787, -111.774299359
3.4 miles E of Sandy, Utah
GPS: 40°34'10.9"N 111°46'27.5"W
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State: Utah

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Little Cottonwood Canyon is home to the famous Great White Icicle and Scruffy Band, which both form reliably. Scruffy Band is one pitch with abundant variations - lots of possible routes. The Great White Icicle is reliable and crowded. In a year with good ice conditions additional routes also form in the canyon.

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From Sandy, Utah

  1. Head east on E Sego Lily Dr toward S 1900 E (0.9 mi)
  2. Turn left onto S 2300 E/Eastdell Dr E (1.1 mi)
  3. Turn right onto UT-209 E/Little Cottonwood Rd (2.8 mi)
  4. Turn right
    Restricted usage road
    (0.2 mi)
or

From I-15 in Sandy, Utah take Exit #298 (9000 South) and head east on Highway 209 (9000 South) for 6.9 miles at which point Highway 209 Y's into Highway 210 (Little Cottonwood Canyon Road). All mileage in this canyon is measured from this intersection. The intersection is identified be a huge flashing message board on the south side of the road and a park and ride lot on the north side of the canyon. The park and ride lot has a restroom.

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