BETA PHOTO: Clipinmt(matt tuttle) at the entrance...
The narrow corridor heading due N, just before the Running Man flow. The climbs in this canyon, as with ALL ice climbs in Maple Canyon, are highly dependent on precipitation with an accompanying thaw/freeze cycle. No snow = no ice. Conditions can change exceedingly fast, and has been a major contributing factor of at least one climber's death in the Maple Canyon area.
Park at the pullout near the entrance to Maple Canyon, hike 0.8 mile up the road. The Box Canyon will be on your right.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Box Canyon Ice Climbs:
Maple Corner Left WI6 Ice, 1 pitch, 180 feet
Frozen Lizards WI5+ Ice, 1 pitch, 200 feet
Sandbagger WI4 R Ice, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Maple Syrup WI5-6 R Ice, 1 pitch, 200 feet
Cobble Cruncher WI4 Ice, 1 pitch, 120 feet
Maple Moon WI5 Ice, 200 feet
Golden Plum WI5- Ice, 1 pitch, 115 feet
Tied Off Stubbies WI5 R Ice, 1 pitch, 150 feet
The Dagger WI5+ A1 Aid, Ice, 2 pitches, 100 feet
Featured Route For The Box Canyon Ice Climbs
Golden Plum WI5- UT : Maple Canyon : ... : The Box Canyon Ice Climbs
Beautiful golden curtain of ice that flows from the west wall in a very narrow dog-leg section of the Upper Box. Catch it early for a glimpse of sunshine, otherwise it's shaded all day long. Resist the temptation to stem across to the other wall... though it's close there's no chance in hell you'll reach it. It's a good motivator to follow rule #1 however....[more] Browse More Classics in UT