Box Canyon features routes from 20-500 feet on solid, grippy limestone. Some say it's sharp. I say it's fantastic. It seems like most of the climbing is of a slabby nature, although there are some steeper lines in the james bond area. The multipitch routes are great.
Enjoy, and tread lightly so we can keep these routes and hopefully get the ban lifted in the future.
Take 33 west until it tees; take a left. 4 miles later take a right towards Howe. in the valley you will see a white domed building. take the farm roads toward it. go past it and straight up into the canyon.
Weather station 6.9 miles from here
18 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
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Featured Route For Box Canyon
Nappy Dread 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b ID
: Box Canyon
: Shade Wall
P1- 5.7 start just left of a big boulder with a giant anthill at the bottom. the bolt line trends right through easy terrain, then steepens to an awkward lip encounter right before the belay. P2- 5.9 Go straight up for two bolts, then move right. short pitch, maybe 5 bolts. P3- 5.10b Get up on the ledge and take 3 steps left. getting to the first bolt is pretty thin. bolt line trends left. ...[more] Browse More Classics in ID
Latest Regional Forum Messages
Mar 18, 2013
A great area to go climbing in! So much potential. I can only imagine what could be developed if the ban on bolting were lifted. Great rock. Bolt spacing varies greatly from route to route, and it's not just by difficulty.
By Jaren Watson
From: Rexburg, Idaho
May 8, 2013
Anyone who's climbed at Box Canyon will attest this is a special place. While we'd all like to see the bolting ban lifted, we're also grateful for the routes that currently exist. Let's ensure we keep what we've currently got by taking care of this canyon. Minimize impact by parking in established spots, building fires in existing rings, and picking up trash. A lot of people recreate here, and most of the litter is from people shooting cans. We should pick up their garbage as well as our own. Always keep a garbage bag in your crag pack and carry out more than you brought in.
Thanks for helping!