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Reed Lakes Bouldering and Climbing

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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.

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Weather station 15.5 miles from here

49 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',23],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',8],['5.8',13],['5.9',8],['5.10',9],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Reed Lakes Bouldering and Climbing

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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
Born to be Mild   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   SnowBird Slab/Cornerstone
The Vertical Gardener   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 115'   The Crack Garden : The Crack Garden
The Apology Foot Rub   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 115'   The Crack Garden : The Crack Garden
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
Escape From the lemming Ranch   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Inferno wall
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Featured Route For Reed Lakes Bouldering and Climbing
Rock Climbing Photo: The top anchor on Thin As Ice.

Thin As Ice 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  AK : Anchorage & South Central A... : ... : SnowBird Slab/Cornerstone
Follows a line of bolts up a blank slab in the center of the face. Climb it in either one or two pitches (Usually two). Extra fun in the rain!...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

Photos of Reed Lakes Bouldering and Climbing Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Jim Sweeney on Escape from the Lemming Ranch 5.10b...
Jim Sweeney on Escape from the Lemming Ranch 5.10b...
Rock Climbing Photo: Reed Valley, The inferno. Steve Garvey on The Taxm...
Reed Valley, The inferno. Steve Garvey on The Taxm...
Rock Climbing Photo: The late great Steve Garvey on Possum Kingdom, Sno...
The late great Steve Garvey on Possum Kingdom, Sno...
Rock Climbing Photo: Reed Valley, The Inferno, Escape From the Lemming ...
Reed Valley, The Inferno, Escape From the Lemming ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Reed Lakes from the summit of Higher Spire
Reed Lakes from the summit of Higher Spire
Rock Climbing Photo: From lower Reed.
From lower Reed.

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