Elevation: 75 ft
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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
 43
Ripple
Ice
Mod. Snow
 80
West Buttress
Snow, Alpine
AI3 Steep Snow
 18
The West Rib
Ice, Snow, Alpine
WI4 M4 Steep Snow
 28
Ham & Eggs
Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 10 pitches
WI4 R
 19
Hung Jury
Trad, Ice
WI5
 19
Green Steps
Ice 4 pitches
WI5
 21
Bridalveil Falls
Ice 5 pitches
WI3
 30
Kid's Corner
Ice 3 pitches
WI3 M6 C1 Steep Snow
 11
The Harvard Route
Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 30 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI4
 17
Cassin Ridge
Ice, Alpine
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 51
Sunshine Ridge
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 47
Butt Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow
 20
South West Ridge
Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 27
Physical Attraction
Trad
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 54
Toto
Trad 6 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ripple Anchorage & S C… > Anchorage & S C… > Eklutna Canyon
 43
WI3 Ice
West Buttress Interior Alaska… > Denali NP > Denali
 80
Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine
The West Rib Interior Alaska… > Denali NP > Denali
 18
AI3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
Ham & Eggs Interior Alaska… > … > Ruth Gorge > Moose's Tooth
 28
WI4 M4 Steep Snow Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 10 pitches
Hung Jury Anchorage & S C… > … > Valdez > Keystone Canyon
 19
WI4 R Trad, Ice
Green Steps Anchorage & S C… > … > Valdez > Keystone Canyon
 19
WI5 Ice 4 pitches
Bridalveil Falls Anchorage & S C… > … > Valdez > Keystone Canyon
 21
WI5 Ice 5 pitches
Kid's Corner Anchorage & S C… > Anchorage & S C… > Caribou Creek
 30
WI3 Ice 3 pitches
The Harvard Route Interior Alaska… > … > Ruth Gorge > Mt Huntington
 11
WI3 M6 C1 Steep Snow Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 30 pitches
Cassin Ridge Interior Alaska… > Denali NP > Denali
 17
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI4 Ice, Alpine
Sunshine Ridge Anchorage & S C… > Seward Highway > Sunshine Ridge
 51
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Butt Crack Anchorage & S C… > … > Pivot Point > Upper Pivot Point
 47
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
South West Ridge Interior Alaska… > Denali NP > Peak 11,300
 20
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine
Physical Attraction Anchorage & S C… > … > Archangel Valle… > Zulu Wall
 27
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Toto Anchorage & S C… > … > Archangel Valle… > Diamond
 54
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 6 pitches
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