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Dizzy Rock Rock Climbing 

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Location: 39.556, -111.6875 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Matt Selman on Apr 28, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Dizzy Rock, as seen from above the Schoolroom Area...


Dizzy Rock is the most prominent formation in the campground area. It is clearly visible from the group campsite looking southwest, where it delineates the Left Hand and Middle Fork drainages.

Scrambling to the summit of Dizzy Rock (via the Left Hand Fork trail) is a popular outing with local students and families, and at some point a pair of steel pipes were set in concrete on the summit, making it easy to pick out.

The rock on the sheer 300-foot north face is generally mossy and deceptively steep, and of a fairly similar quality to other areas in Maple. Routes here follow strips of clean stone up through the moss. At the time of this writing (Spring 2012), only two routes exist on Dizzy Rock and are very seldom traveled.

Getting There 

Approach the routes on Dizzy Rock by walking up the Left Hand Fork trail. After crossing the foot bridge, a small stream must also be crossed. Immediately after this crossing, veer right and uphill on a faint trail heading toward the base of the wall. Skirt the base of Dizzy Rock to reach the routes. Total approach time is less than five minutes.

Climbing Season

For the Maple Canyon Road area.

Weather station 5.7 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Dizzy Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dizzy Rock:
The Dizzy Channel   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 4 pitches, 270'   
Fish Pin   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 4 pitches, 300'   
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Featured Route For Dizzy Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Jason Stevens and Matt Selman on the second pitch ...

The Dizzy Channel 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Utah : Maple Canyon : ... : Dizzy Rock
The Dizzy Channel is a moderate jaunt up the northwestern corner of Dizzy Rock. The route is well protected, with great exposure and excellent views of Maple.Pitch 1 - The Hidey Hole: Follow the bolts as they meander through the best/cleanest sections of rock, climbing through a couple of short steep sections to a two-bolt belay in a pod. Keep your eyes peeled for the Hidey Hole, a deep, dark, fist-sized spider hole. 5.7.Pitch 2: Take off up the arete from the belay. Walk the narrow led...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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By Emerson Takahashi
From: Casper, WY
Feb 14, 2015
Looked like there's a bolted route that follows the thin crack on the rock behind Dizzy Channel. Anyone have info on it? Bolts and chains are painted white, looks pretty stout
By Matt Selman
From: Salt Lake City
Feb 21, 2015
The route you're seeing is Dizzy Daze, a 5.11d put up by Bill Ohran.
By Emerson Takahashi
From: Casper, WY
Mar 8, 2015
I'll have to hop on that next time. Appreciate it Matt!

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