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Main Canyon Road Ice Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: shawn Kenney on Nov 4, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: 1/08/09 Yellow Rapture, Seldom Seen and Skidders.

Description 

There is a ton of ice that forms along the main canyon road.

Getting There 

Driving West into Maple Canyon there are tons of Ice formations on the South Wall.

Climbing Season

For the Maple Canyon Ice area.

Weather station 5.7 miles from here

21 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Main Canyon Road Ice

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Canyon Road Ice:
Running Man   WI4-     Ice, 2 pitches, 160'   
Roadside Couloir   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 60'   
Under Wraps   WI4+     Ice, 1 pitch, 75'   
Chicken Limbo   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   
Suicidal Failure   WI4+     Ice, 1 pitch, 130'   
Hog Jowels   WI3-     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Main Canyon Road Ice
Rock Climbing Photo: Bottomless Topless from the road.

Bottomless and Topless WI6 M6 R  Utah : Maple Canyon : ... : Main Canyon Road Ice
Climb the weakness through the corner just right of the dagger, trending left to gain the free-hanging dagger. Small gear in the crack, don't bother with screws in the dagger unless you've a death wish.180' rap from chains on dihedral on right....[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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By Stymingersfink
Dec 21, 2007

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.


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.



again, for emphasis:


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.


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.


Got that? ;)

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