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Areas in Maple Canyon Road

Anti-Gravity Rock 0 / 6 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Black Magic Rock 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Box Canyon 0 / 70 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 70
Bridge Area 0 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Bumper Wall 0 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Campground Routes 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Chocolate Slot, The 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Compound, The 0 / 24 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 24
Dizzy Rock 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Early Bird Crag, The 0 / 27 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 27
Eco-Terrorist Wall 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Fast Food Joint 0 / 16 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 16
Frontera, The 0 / 14 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14
Heart Rock Area 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Hourglass Canyon 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
King Kong 0 / 3 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Low Standard Cave 0 / 11 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 11
Maple Corridor 0 / 19 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 19
Platform, The 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Purgatory Gap 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Road Kill Wall 0 / 14 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14
Rock Island 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Schoolroom Area 1 / 14 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 15
Sushi Bar, The 0 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Thessalonian Buttress 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Trash Compactor, The 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Willy Wall 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Windshield Wiper Wall 0 / 14 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14

Description

The routes in this area are those in Maple Canyon that are accessed directly from Maple Canyon Road, without first traveling on the foot trails of Left Fork, Middle Fork, or Right Fork.

Getting There

Maple Canyon Road is the vehicle road through the canyon. From the mouth of the canyon in the east the road travels east-west until an almost-ninety-degree turn to the right just after the day use parking.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Maple Canyon Road

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 113
Chocolate Doobie
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 148
Tachycardia
Sport 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 84
Hot 4 Teacher
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 106
Redemption of Madonna
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 95
Flak Jacket
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 149
Big Kahuna
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 89
The Horny Thing
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 94
Crime Scene
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 73
Half Hearted
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 82
Devil's Plaything
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 75
Taking the Bullet
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 65
The Hitchhiker
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 65
Pasties and a G-String
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 91
Watermelon Sugar
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 48
Cobble in the Sky
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Chocolate Doobie Schoolroom Area
 113
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Tachycardia Heart Rock Area > Heart Rock
 148
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 3 pitches
Hot 4 Teacher Schoolroom Area
 84
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Redemption of Madonna Schoolroom Area
 106
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Flak Jacket Bridge Area
 95
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Big Kahuna Schoolroom Area
 149
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
The Horny Thing Schoolroom Area
 89
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Crime Scene Bridge Area
 94
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Half Hearted Windshield Wiper Wall
 73
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Devil's Plaything Box Canyon > Ammo Dump Wall
 82
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Taking the Bullet Bridge Area
 75
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Hitchhiker Windshield Wiper Wall
 65
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Pasties and a G-String Box Canyon > Impact Zone Wall
 65
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Watermelon Sugar Box Canyon > Ammo Dump Wall
 91
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Cobble in the Sky Box Canyon > Arch
 48
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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Maple Canyon Alert! The land at the mouth of Maple Canyon as well as along the road before the Forest Service sign is private property. The landowners have asked that if you want to park or stay the night on their property that you give a donation of $8/night and $3/day. There are donation boxes. You can also call to reserve a spot on the private property at [removed]. Please respect this private property and use the restrooms in the upper canyon for now. Note that car camping in day use parking spots is NOT allowed in the upper canyon on the Forest Service property. Jun 8, 2015
E Johnson
Boulder, CO
E Johnson   Boulder, CO
The above phone number is wrong! Don't text or call and bug this person. Can SLCC please post the correct number for the private land camping? Thanks. Jun 27, 2016

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