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Submitted By: Matt Selman on Apr 28, 2012
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BETA PHOTO: Dizzy Rock, as seen from above the Schoolroom Area...

Description 

Dizzy Rock is the most prominent formation in the campground area. It is clearly visible from the group campsite looking southwest, where it delineates the Left Hand and Middle Fork drainages.

Scrambling to the summit of Dizzy Rock (via the Left Hand Fork trail) is a popular outing with local students and families, and at some point a pair of steel pipes were set in concrete on the summit, making it easy to pick out.

The rock on the sheer 300-foot north face is generally mossy and deceptively steep, and of a fairly similar quality to other areas in Maple. Routes here follow strips of clean stone up through the moss. At the time of this writing (Spring 2012), only two routes exist on Dizzy Rock and are very seldom traveled.


Getting There 

Approach the routes on Dizzy Rock by walking up the Left Hand Fork trail. After crossing the foot bridge, a small stream must also be crossed. Immediately after this crossing, veer right and uphill on a faint trail heading toward the base of the wall. Skirt the base of Dizzy Rock to reach the routes. Total approach time is less than five minutes.


2 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dizzy Rock:
The Dizzy Channel   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Sport, 4 pitches, 270'   
Fish Pin   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 4 pitches, 300'   
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Jason Stevens and Matt Selman on the second pitch of <em>The Dizzy Channel</em>.

The Dizzy Channel 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a  UT : Maple Canyon : ... : Dizzy Rock
The Dizzy Channel is a moderate jaunt up the northwestern corner of Dizzy Rock. The route is well protected, with great exposure and excellent views of Maple.Pitch 1 - The Hidey Hole: Follow the bolts as they meander through the best/cleanest sections of rock, climbing through a couple of short steep sections to a two-bolt belay in a pod. Keep your eyes peeled for the Hidey Hole, a deep, dark, fist-sized spider hole. 5.7.Pitch 2: Take off up the arete from the belay. Walk the narrow led...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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