Hiking/Microspikes - Battlecreek Falls 1/19/21

Updated: Dec 9, 2021

Easy beautiful Ice Waterfall!


Drive: I-15, Pleasant Grove Blvd exit, 200 s (google "Battle Creek Falls Trailhead"


Permits: None


Activities:

Hike 0.6 miles one way to frozen Battlecreek Falls. Winter waterfalls are so amazing

and change week to week! Bring yak tracks/spikes/crampons for traction on hard

snow/ice. Snowshoes if there has been a recent snowfall. Can continue trail up the

canyon. https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/utah/battle-creek-falls


Ice Climbing or Waterfall Rappelling?


Gear - Yak tracks/Spikes/crampons, Snowshoes/poles (weather dependent), gaiters (optional - can rent), (NO COTTON) thermal top and bottom, wool socks or just not cotton socks, snow pants, long sleeve fleece, light waterproof jacket, gloves, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camelback or regular back pack (with space remaining to shove clothes in when you get too warm), 1 Liters water, 3-4 snacks, WATERPROOF boots or non-waterproof boots/shoes and also rent "overshoes".

Rentals - Crampons: $8 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)

Snowshoes: $10 (UVU- includes poles and overboots or $8 only snowshoes);

$10 (BYU Outdoors Unltd); $10 (Out N’ Back in Orem)

Overshoes: $4 (UVU Outdoor Adventure); $5 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)

Poles: $4 (Out N Back); $5 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)

Gaiters (cover ankles from getting snow): $3 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)

Sample Itinerary:

Trailhead to Waterfalls - 15-30 min

Roundtrip - 1-2 hr


Battlecreek Falls