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The narrow corridor heading due N, just before the Running Man flow. The climbs in this canyon, as with ALL ice climbs in Maple Canyon, are highly dependent on precipitation with an accompanying thaw/freeze cycle. No snow = no ice. Conditions can change exceedingly fast, and has been a major contributing factor of at least one climber's death in the Maple Canyon area.
Park at the pullout near the entrance to Maple Canyon, hike 0.8 mile up the road. The Box Canyon will be on your right.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Box Canyon Ice Climbs:
Frozen Lizards WI5+ Ice, 1 pitch, 200'
Sandbagger WI4 R Ice, 1 pitch, 100'
Maple Syrup WI5-6 R Ice, 1 pitch, 200'
Maple Moon WI5 Ice, 200'
Cobble Cruncher WI4 Ice, 1 pitch, 120'
Golden Plum WI5- Ice, 1 pitch, 115'
The Dagger WI5+ A1 Aid, Ice, 2 pitches, 100'
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Maple Syrup WI5-6 R UT : Maple Canyon : ... : The Box Canyon Ice Climbs
The name comes from the golden maple-brown color this flow typically sports. Climbing a steep cauliflowered slab brings one to one of the more amazing pillars nestled in this right-facing corner, surrounded by Maple's cobbles. ...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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