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Sitka Rock Climbing 

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Located in southeast Alaska on Baranof Island. Generally mild weather, (ice does from in the winter).

Getting There 

Either take the ferry in or fly to Sitka, AK.

Climbing Season

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Weather station 1.0 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Bear Mountain falls from the Beaver Lake Trail.

Bear Mountain Falls WI3+  AK : Southeastern Alaska/Coastal... : ... : Bear Mountain
In terms of literal falling pitches, there are four, but you can easily combine the first two and complete the climb in three. Although not very high up the mountain side, the ice tends to form in several drips leaving tons of air space making it difficult to protect and giving it an alpine feel. Some of the ice covers a thick layer of slush so don't go hog wild hacking your way up the ice or you might find yourself hanging on the slick rock face where there was once a nice coat of ice. Unless t...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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