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Elevation: 6,825 ft
GPS: 39.5564, -111.6867
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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.

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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.
WI3-4
 46
Running Man
Ice 2 pitches
WI4
 32
Cobble Cruncher
Ice
WI5-6 R
 19
Maple Syrup
Ice
WI5
 16
Maple Moon
Ice
WI5+ M6 R
 13
Bottomless and Topless
Mixed, Ice
WI4 R
 20
Sandbagger
Ice
WI5-
 15
Golden Plum
Ice
WI5-6
 12
Frankenchrist
Ice, Alpine
WI5+
 10
Frozen Lizards
Ice
WI3
 33
Roadside Couloir
Ice
WI5+
 22
Get Whacked
Ice, Alpine
WI3+
 31
Bowling Ball Head
Ice, Alpine
WI4
 28
Under Wraps
Ice
WI5- M5
 7
Thin Line
Mixed, Ice
WI5
 4
The White Light
Trad, Ice, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Running Man Main Canyon Rd Ice
 46
WI3-4 Ice 2 pitches
Cobble Cruncher Box Canyon Ice Climbs
 32
WI4 Ice
Maple Syrup Box Canyon Ice Climbs
 19
WI5-6 R Ice
Maple Moon Box Canyon Ice Climbs
 16
WI5 Ice
Bottomless and Topless Main Canyon Rd Ice
 13
WI5+ M6 R Mixed, Ice
Sandbagger Box Canyon Ice Climbs
 20
WI4 R Ice
Golden Plum Box Canyon Ice Climbs
 15
WI5- Ice
Frankenchrist Right Hand Fork Ice C…
 12
WI5-6 Ice, Alpine
Frozen Lizards Box Canyon Ice Climbs
 10
WI5+ Ice
Roadside Couloir Main Canyon Rd Ice
 33
WI3 Ice
Get Whacked Left Hand Fork Ice Cl…
 22
WI5+ Ice, Alpine
Bowling Ball Head Left Hand Fork Ice Cl…
 31
WI3+ Ice, Alpine
Under Wraps Main Canyon Rd Ice
 28
WI4 Ice
Thin Line Main Canyon Rd Ice
 7
WI5- M5 Mixed, Ice
The White Light Right Hand Fork Ice C…
 4
WI5 Trad, Ice, Alpine
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