Hunter Creek Rock Climbing
Hunter Creek cuts trough a steep canyon for about five miles. Many water falls provide superb ice climbing all of which are about 50 to 120 ft.
Mile marker 8 on Knik River Rd. Start hiking up Hunter creek and you should get to the first waterfall after about 2 miles.
Climbing Season For the Anchorage & South Central Ice Climbing area.
Weather station 14.6 miles from here
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Featured Route For Hunter Creek
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This flow is on the left hand side of the river. It is a good first lead. Climb low angle ice from just above the creek for 75ft. There is a nice steeper section that is about 50ft long, it has a couple body lengths of steeper climbing broken by some good rests. After the final steep bulge it mellows out. Several good tree exist for rapping. Two ropes takes you to the bottom of the climb....[more] Browse More Classics in AK
BETA PHOTO: Ryan under the amphitheater
Another shot of Tony on the approach.
Approach to Harry's Big Adventure
First pitch of Harry's Big Adventure
Rapping down in the dark.
By Dave Lynch
From: Waseca, MN
Apr 10, 2013
Harry's Big Adventure and Split Finish are both around 500 ft climbs. Couple other multipitch routes in this spectacular canyon. Plan on long days & don't forget your headlamp. I've never hiked out in daylight.