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Reed Lakes Bouldering and Climbing  


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See Archangel Valley

Getting There 

From Anchorage drive north on the Glenn Highway, 30 minutes, to Palmer, a small town to pass through. Follow the Glenn to N. Palmer Fishhook Rd., which will be on the left hand side. You will take this for 30 minutes. Drive parallel to Reed River up to the "Mother Lode Lodge" take the sharp left turn up the switch back, head up the hill for a few hundred yards. Take the sharp right up a single gravel road, And see the sign Archangel Rd. Continue on this past a river and then over a bridge. Reed Lakes is on the right side, about 3 miles from where Archangel Road starts. The trail to Reed Lakes is meanders for 1.75-2 miles to the abandoned cabin. This is where the climbing and bouldering starts. Most of the established climbing is in the basin surrounding the abandoned cabin. The Reed Lakes are actually beyond this, accessible by two different trails starting at this point.

Climbing Season



Weather station 15.5 miles from here

39 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',21],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',4],['5.8',9],['5.9',8],['5.10',8],['5.11',4],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Reed Lakes Bouldering and Climbing:
Titanic   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 25'   Lower Reed Valley Boulderin... : Nugget Boulder
Second Sally   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 30'   SnowBird Slab/Cornerstone
Mary Poppins   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 25'   Lower Reed Valley Boulderin... : Nugget Boulder
Born to be Mild   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   SnowBird Slab/Cornerstone
Snowflake   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   SnowBird Slab/Cornerstone
Rise   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 350'   The High Dive
Thin As Ice   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 130'   SnowBird Slab/Cornerstone
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Coitus Interuptus 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  AK : Anchorage & South Central A... : ... : The High Dive
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Photos of Reed Lakes Bouldering and Climbing Slideshow Add Photo
Jim Sweeney on Escape from the Lemming Ranch 5.10b...
Jim Sweeney on Escape from the Lemming Ranch 5.10b...
Reed Valley, The inferno. Steve Garvey on The Taxm...
Reed Valley, The inferno. Steve Garvey on The Taxm...
The late great Steve Garvey on Possum Kingdom, Sno...
The late great Steve Garvey on Possum Kingdom, Sno...
Reed Valley, The Inferno, Escape From the Lemming ...
Reed Valley, The Inferno, Escape From the Lemming ...
Reed Lakes from the summit of Higher Spire
Reed Lakes from the summit of Higher Spire
From lower Reed.
From lower Reed.

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