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Hunter Creek  

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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.

Getting There 

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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Hunter Creek
Hunter Creek
Ryan under the amphitheater
BETA PHOTO: Ryan under the amphitheater
Another shot of Tony on the approach.
Another shot of Tony on the approach.
Third pitch of Harry's
Third pitch of Harry's
Approach to Harry's Big Adventure
Approach to Harry's Big Adventure
First pitch of Harry's Big Adventure
First pitch of Harry's Big Adventure
More Ice
More Ice
Rapping down in the dark.
Rapping down in the dark.

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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.
By C.Williams
From: the Climber Cave
Nov 9, 2014
Great beta for this canyon can be found at alaskaiceclimbing.com
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