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Sawmill Cove 

Sitka 


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Location: 57.0441, -135.3159 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: David Hertel on Feb 18, 2011
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Description 

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.


4 Total Routes


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Featured Route For Sitka
Tyler just past the crux after the popos left. You can see where the big chunk of ice broke off on the right side of the flow.

Watching TB WI4  AK : Southeastern Alaska/Coastal... : ... : Sawmill Cove
We climbed this route in February 2011, so it might not exactly be a 'new' FA, but we couldn't decide on a name, so I'm making one up that tells our story. Scrambel up the scree slope to the base of the flow. You can safely solo the first pitch (WI2) or rope up for a short 30' climb to the belay. The second pitch is exactly half a 60m rope length.Build your bely at the shelf just below the overhang. I reccomend belaying from as far left as possible to stay out of the way of icefall.Tyler led thi...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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