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Maple Canyon Road

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Maple Canyon Road Rock Climbing 


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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

251 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',98],['2 Stars',102],['1 Star',33],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',20],['5.7',18],['5.8',18],['5.9',19],['5.10',44],['5.11',51],['5.12',49],['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:
Tachycardia   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 3 pitches, 300'   Heart Rock Area : Heart Rock
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
The Horny Thing   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 90'   Schoolroom Area
Big Kahuna   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 30'   Schoolroom Area
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
Taking the Bullet   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   Bridge Area
The Hitchhiker   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 125'   Windshield Wiper Wall
Watermelon Sugar   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Box Canyon : Ammo Dump Wall
Brown Hole   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 60'   Box Canyon : EFS Wall
DOO   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Windshield Wiper Wall
Beaten into Submission aka King Line   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Windshield Wiper Wall
Cobble in the Sky   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Box Canyon : The Arch
Gun Tower   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   The Compound
Freaking Jesus   5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 90'   Box Canyon : Jehovah Wall
Jesus Freak   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport   Box Canyon : Jehovah Wall
Loser   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 70'   Box Canyon : Cobble Roof
911   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   The Compound
Death From Above   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 80'   The Compound
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Featured Route For Maple Canyon Road
Rock Climbing Photo: Coming up on the crux

Loser 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c  Utah : Maple Canyon : ... : Cobble Roof
Less powerful than the other routes on the Cobble Roof, but still bouldery. The classic 5.13a... in the Box, seems a bit stiff for the grade.Start up somewhat insecure vertical climbing for a couple of bolts. Where the angle steepens move right then up into an undercling then jugs, finishing with a big move to the first horizontal. You can rest here or if you are a knee-baring master use the next hole to rest in. A couple of moves takes you up to that hole and a knee-bar off of a smooth cobble. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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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.