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Routes in The Maze (aka Amaze-ing)

Befuddled T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Christie's Ultimatum T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Conjugal Visit T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Convict, The S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Cosmic Quarantine S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Flake Toprope TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Gates of Lodore, The T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Malicious T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Mirror Images (aka Tuber's Birth Canal) T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Mr. Pickles Learns to Swim T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Not Long Enough T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Pandora's Box has Cracked T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Shocker, The T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Short Stuff T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Stepford Wives T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sweet Nothings T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Turd Launcher T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Twisted T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Unpredictable T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Vigilante Justice T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Description

The Maze is an outlying crag from Central Vedauwoo, approximately double the distance to from the start of the dirt road to Reynold's Hill. It contains single pitch climbing with a large collection of chimneys. The maze is really maze-like with several routes starting in hidden chimneys and corridors.
Road 700B is closed to vehicular traffic Details
Dirt roads reopened as of June 2014 Details

Getting There

Drive Vedauwoo Road until you reach 700B. 700B is about 5 miles from the spot where Vedauwoo Road becomes a dirt road. Per Skip Harper, 700B is 'semi-permanently' closed to vehicular traffic as of early 2014, so park near the closed gate. You can still reach the area by walking a short way down road 700B until you reach a faint trail on the left. You can easily identify the faint trail by the well established trail that is on the right, directly across from the faint trail on the left. This road soon intersects with an older road which curves around northward (near Crow Creek) and heads straight at the formation. It's roughly a 20-25 minute hike from the start of 700B. When the rock is first visible, you are looking at the east side.

Alternatively, you can stay on 700b as it starts out in a northerly direction, taking a decisively west turn near a fence in about 1/2 mile. About 300 yards further along, take Road 700ba heading south up over a small rise and down into a little valley where you will see the Maze.

If 700B is ever reopened, know that it's a 4x4 drive road and again turn left onto 700BA to reach the Maze.

Access

Per Skip Harper: it appears the USFS has 'semi-permanently' closed off Road 700b to vehicular traffic as of early 2014. That doesn't mean you can't hike the existing road(s) into the formation.

Park near the closed gate. Stay on 700b as it starts out in a northerly direction, taking a decisively west turn near a fence in about 1/2 mile. About 300 yards further along, take Road 700ba heading south up over a small rise and down into a little valley where you will see this most unusual formation.

Alternatively, about 200 yards past the gate across the road, take off westward across an open meadow curiously spotted with granite blocks (placed here to dissuade mudboggers) where you will soon come across an older road which curves around northward (near Crow Creek) and heads straight at the formation. Either way you hike in you can't miss Amaze-ing. It will be roughly a mile and you won't save 5 minutes one way or the other.

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It appears the USFS has 'semi-permanently' closed off Road 700b to vehicular traffic as of early 2014. That doesn't mean you can't hike the existing road(s) into the formation. Park near the closed gate. Stay on 700b as it starts out in a northerly direction, taking a decisively west turn near a fence in about 1/2 mile. About 300 yards further along, take Road 700ba heading south up over a small rise and down into a little valley where you will see this most unusual formation. Alternatively, about 200 yards past the gate across the road, take off westward across an open meadow curiously spotted with granite blocks (placed here to dissuade mudboggers) where you will soon come across an older road which curves around northward (near Crow Creek) and heads straight at the formation. Either way you hike in you can't miss Amaze-ing. It will be roughly a mile and you won't save 5 minutes one way or the other. Oct 14, 2014

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