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Hillside Park
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Anchorage & South Central Ice Climbing  


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Elevation: 75'
Location: 61.2134, -149.8672 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jared LaVacque, Dommelhiemer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: R Squared on Jan 16, 2007
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Description 

Anchorage is a host to many ice climbs of all different heights and grades. Anchorage also has good mixed climbing available

Getting There 

To get to Anchorage you can fly into Ted Stevens International Airport on any major airline, take a ferry from Washington or drive the famous Alcan highway.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.2 miles from here

95 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Anchorage & South Central Ice Climbing :
Boonesfarm   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 195'   Eklutna Canyon
Annie Greensprings   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 65'   Eklutna Canyon
Roadside Attraction   WI4     Ice, 1 pitch, 115'   Seward Highway
Five Fingers   WI3-4     Ice, 2 pitches   Portage
Waterworld   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 30'   Seward Highway
PFM   WI4+ M4+     Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   Seward Highway
T.J. Swann   WI4     Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   Eklutna Canyon
Mad Dog   WI4     Ice, 1 pitch, 85'   Eklutna Canyon
Candyland   WI4     Ice, 3 pitches, 275'   Seward Highway
Bridalveil Falls   WI5     Ice, 5 pitches, 800'   Valdez : Keystone Canyon
Green Steps   WI5     Ice, 4 pitches, 650'   Valdez : Keystone Canyon
Hung Jury   WI4 R     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 180'   Valdez : Keystone Canyon
Luckyman   WI3-4     Ice, 2 pitches, 350'   Portage
Ripple   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 215'   Eklutna Canyon
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Dire Straits WI4+  AK : Anchorage & South Central I... : ... : Hole In The Wall
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