REI Community
search
Advanced
Maple Canyon Road

Select Area...
Anti-Gravity Rock 
Black Magic Rock 
Box Canyon 
Bridge Area 
Bumper Wall 
Campground Routes 
Chocolate Slot, The 
Compound, The 
Dizzy Rock 
Early Bird Crag, The 
Eco-Terrorist Wall 
Fast Food Joint 
Frontera, The 
Heart Rock Area 
Hourglass Canyon 
King Kong 
Low Standard Cave 
Maple Corridor 
Platform, The 
Purgatory Gap 
Road Kill Wall 
Rock Island 
Schoolroom Area 
Sushi Bar, The 
Thessalonian Buttress 
Trash Compactor, The 
Willy Wall 
Windshield Wiper Wall 

Maple Canyon Road Rock Climbing 


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 39.5552, -111.6832 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 107,593
Administrators: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Perin Blanchard on Jul 5, 2009
Forecast:
This Afternoon

64° | 35°
Saturday

62° | 34°
Sunday

69° | 38°
Memorial Day

73° | 41°
Tuesday

76° | 44°
Wednesday

77° | 43°
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [1 person likes this page.]

Description 

The routes in this area are those in Maple Canyon that are accessed directly from Maple Canyon Road, without first traveling on the foot trails of Left Fork, Middle Fork, or Right Fork.

Getting There 

Maple Canyon Road is the vehicle road through the canyon. From the mouth of the canyon in the east the road travels east-west until an almost-ninety-degree turn to the right just after the day use parking.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.5 miles from here

287 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',112],['2 Stars',123],['1 Star',34],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',34],['5.7',22],['5.8',25],['5.9',20],['5.10',47],['5.11',57],['5.12',50],['5.13',30],['>=5.14',2],['',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 Maple Canyon Road

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Maple Canyon Road:
Changing the Stripes   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Sport, 3 pitches, 250'   Heart Rock Area : Changing the Stripes Buttre...
Chocolate Doobie   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Schoolroom Area
Tachycardia   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 3 pitches, 300'   Heart Rock Area : Heart Rock
Hot 4 Teacher   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 45'   Schoolroom Area
Redemption of Madonna   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Schoolroom Area
The Grecian Highway   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 3 pitches, 285'   Thessalonian Buttress
Flak Jacket   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Bridge Area
Big Kahuna   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 30'   Schoolroom Area
The Horny Thing   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 90'   Schoolroom Area
Eagle's Nest   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 5 pitches, 250'   The Early Bird Crag
King Cobble   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 90'   The Early Bird Crag
Crime Scene   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Bridge Area
Half Hearted   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Windshield Wiper Wall
Downloader   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Box Canyon : Ammo Dump Wall
Taking the Bullet   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   Bridge Area
Devil's Plaything   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Box Canyon : Ammo Dump Wall
The Hitchhiker   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 125'   Windshield Wiper Wall
Pasties and a G-String   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Box Canyon : The Impact Zone Wall
Watermelon Sugar   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Box Canyon : Ammo Dump Wall
Cobble in the Sky   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Box Canyon : The Arch
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Maple Canyon Road

Featured Route For Maple Canyon Road
Rock Climbing Photo: Half Hearted 5.11a

Half Hearted 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Utah : Maple Canyon : ... : Windshield Wiper Wall
A surprisingly pumpy route on mostly positive holds, but with some nerve-wracking moves on somewhat-less-than-large features.Start at the left of the black water streak; the first bolt is a bit above head height.Climb up the left side of the gritty black streak, occasionally venturing in the tan rock on the left (but you'll not want to delve too deeply into the left—loose choss awaits and your belayer will be unhappy).Fight the pump, and wonder around the sixth or seventh bolt if it w...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

Photos of Maple Canyon Road Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Inside Box Canyon
Inside Box Canyon

Comments on Maple Canyon Road Add Comment
Show which comments
By Salt Lake Climbers Alliance
Jun 8, 2015
Maple Canyon Alert! The land at the mouth of Maple Canyon as well as along the road before the Forest Service sign is private property. The landowners have asked that if you want to park or stay the night on their property that you give a donation of $8/night and $3/day. There are donation boxes. You can also call to reserve a spot on the private property at [removed]. Please respect this private property and use the restrooms in the upper canyon for now. Note that car camping in day use parking spots is NOT allowed in the upper canyon on the Forest Service property.
By E Johnson
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 27, 2016
The above phone number is wrong! Don't text or call and bug this person. Can SLCC please post the correct number for the private land camping? Thanks.

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · People · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About