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Areas in Maple Canyon Ice

Box Canyon Ice Climbs, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 12 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 12
Left Hand Fork Ice Climbs, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8 / 0 / 1 / 9 / 9
Main Canyon Road Ice 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 21 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 21
Middle Fork Ice Climbs, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Right Hand Fork Ice Climbs, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1

Description [Edit]

The best single book for Maple Canyon Ice Climbs is Jason Stevens' Maple Canyon Ice Climbing, available at area specialty equipment shops (or perhaps from him directly if you contact him on this site).

Read it, especially his section on vehicular access issues.

Getting There [Edit]

All of the climbs in Maple Canyon absolutely require snow to provide moisture for the melt/freeze which forms these climbs, so snow-covered roads are pretty much a given. Plan to hike or skin up the road. It's a nice warm-up for the climbing, and will alleviate a lot of opportunities for a headache.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Maple Canyon Ice

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI4-
 19
Running Man
Ice 2 pitches
WI4
 14
Cobble Cruncher
Ice
WI5-6 R
 6
Maple Syrup
Ice
WI5
 7
Maple Moon
Ice
WI5-
 6
Golden Plum
Ice
WI5-6
 6
Frankenchrist
Ice, Alpine
WI5+
 3
Frozen Lizards
Ice
WI3
 13
Roadside Couloir
Ice
WI5+
 9
Get Whacked
Ice, Alpine
WI4-
 15
Bowling Ball Head
Ice, Alpine
WI4
 3
The Four Pin Variation
Ice, Alpine
WI4+
 3
Suicidal Failure
Ice
WI4+
 9
The Wet Itchies
Ice, Alpine
WI4+
 4
Under Wraps
Ice
WI5+ A1
 5
The Dagger
Aid, Ice 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Running Man Main Canyon Rd Ice
 19
WI4- Ice 2 pitches
Cobble Cruncher Box Canyon Ice Climbs
 14
WI4 Ice
Maple Syrup Box Canyon Ice Climbs
 6
WI5-6 R Ice
Maple Moon Box Canyon Ice Climbs
 7
WI5 Ice
Golden Plum Box Canyon Ice Climbs
 6
WI5- Ice
Frankenchrist Right Hand Fork Ice C…
 6
WI5-6 Ice, Alpine
Frozen Lizards Box Canyon Ice Climbs
 3
WI5+ Ice
Roadside Couloir Main Canyon Rd Ice
 13
WI3 Ice
Get Whacked Left Hand Fork Ice Cl…
 9
WI5+ Ice, Alpine
Bowling Ball Head Left Hand Fork Ice Cl…
 15
WI4- Ice, Alpine
The Four Pin Variation Left Hand Fork Ice Cl…
 3
WI4 Ice, Alpine
Suicidal Failure Main Canyon Rd Ice
 3
WI4+ Ice
The Wet Itchies Left Hand Fork Ice Cl…
 9
WI4+ Ice, Alpine
Under Wraps Main Canyon Rd Ice
 4
WI4+ Ice
The Dagger Box Canyon Ice Climbs
 5
WI5+ A1 Aid, Ice 2 pitches
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