Elevation: 75 ft
GPS: 64.7366, -150.73241
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Description

One word describes Alaska and that is "BIG!" This not only describes the state but the climbs that are in it. From the single pitch climbs along the Seward Highway to Denali the tallest mountain in North America, Alaska has something to offer everyone. Weather in Alaska can change very quickly. Alaska receives warm weather currents from Japan as well as cold weather currents from the Artic Circle. When the two collide it tends to get nasty!

Getting There

You can get to Alaska by plane, boat or automobile. Alaskans are very friendly and will give you directions if you get lost or confused.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Alaska

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI3
 49
Ripple
Ice
Mod. Snow
 100
West Buttress
Snow, Alpine
AI3 Steep Snow
 21
The West Rib
Ice, Snow, Alpine
WI4 M4 Steep Snow
 37
Ham & Eggs
Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 10 pitches
WI4 R
 22
Hung Jury
Trad, Ice
WI5
 25
Keystone Greensteps
Ice 4 pitches
WI5
 26
Bridalveil Falls
Ice 5 pitches
WI3
 34
Kid's Corner
Ice 3 pitches
WI3 M6 C1 Steep Snow
 14
The Harvard Route
Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 30 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI4
 24
Cassin Ridge
Ice, Alpine
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 60
Sunshine Ridge
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 48
Butt Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow
 23
South West Ridge
Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 28
Physical Attraction
Trad
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 60
Toto
Trad 6 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ripple Anchorage & S C… > Anchorage & S C… > Eklutna Canyon
 49
WI3 Ice
West Buttress Interior Alaska… > Denali NP > Denali
 100
Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine
The West Rib Interior Alaska… > Denali NP > Denali
 21
AI3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
Ham & Eggs Interior Alaska… > … > Ruth Gorge > Moose's Tooth
 37
WI4 M4 Steep Snow Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 10 pitches
Hung Jury Anchorage & S C… > … > Valdez > Keystone Canyon
 22
WI4 R Trad, Ice
Keystone Greensteps Anchorage & S C… > … > Valdez > Keystone Canyon
 25
WI5 Ice 4 pitches
Bridalveil Falls Anchorage & S C… > … > Valdez > Keystone Canyon
 26
WI5 Ice 5 pitches
Kid's Corner Anchorage & S C… > Anchorage & S C… > Caribou Creek
 34
WI3 Ice 3 pitches
The Harvard Route Interior Alaska… > … > Ruth Gorge > Mt Huntington
 14
WI3 M6 C1 Steep Snow Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 30 pitches
Cassin Ridge Interior Alaska… > Denali NP > Denali
 24
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI4 Ice, Alpine
Sunshine Ridge Anchorage & S C… > Seward Highway > Sunshine Ridge
 60
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Butt Crack Anchorage & S C… > … > Pivot Point > Upper Pivot Point
 48
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
South West Ridge Interior Alaska… > Denali NP > Peak 11,300
 23
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine
Physical Attraction Anchorage & S C… > … > Archangel Valle… > Zulu Wall
 28
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Toto Anchorage & S C… > … > Archangel Valle… > Diamond
 60
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 6 pitches
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