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
 41
Ripple
Ice
Mod. Snow
 76
West Buttress
Snow, Alpine
Steep Snow
 17
The West Rib
Snow, Alpine
WI4 M4 Steep Snow
 24
Ham & Eggs
Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 10 pitches
WI4 R
 18
Hung Jury
Trad, Ice
WI5
 17
Green Steps
Ice 4 pitches
WI5
 20
Bridalveil Falls
Ice 5 pitches
WI3
 27
Kid's Corner
Ice 3 pitches
WI3 M6 C1 Steep Snow
 10
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
 46
Sunshine Ridge
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 45
Butt Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow
 18
South West Ridge
Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 52
Toto
Trad 6 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 12
Tunnel Vision
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ripple Anchorage & S C… > Anchorage & S C… > Eklutna Canyon
 41
WI3 Ice
West Buttress Interior Alaska… > Denali NP > Denali
 76
Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine
The West Rib Interior Alaska… > Denali NP > Denali
 17
Steep Snow Snow, Alpine
Ham & Eggs Interior Alaska… > … > Ruth Gorge > Moose's Tooth
 24
WI4 M4 Steep Snow Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 10 pitches
Hung Jury Anchorage & S C… > … > Valdez > Keystone Canyon
 18
WI4 R Trad, Ice
Green Steps Anchorage & S C… > … > Valdez > Keystone Canyon
 17
WI5 Ice 4 pitches
Bridalveil Falls Anchorage & S C… > … > Valdez > Keystone Canyon
 20
WI5 Ice 5 pitches
Kid's Corner Anchorage & S C… > Anchorage & S C… > Caribou Creek
 27
WI3 Ice 3 pitches
The Harvard Route Interior Alaska… > … > Ruth Gorge > Mt Huntington
 10
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
 46
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Butt Crack Anchorage & S C… > … > Pivot Point > Upper Pivot Point
 45
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
South West Ridge Interior Alaska… > Denali NP > Peak 11,300
 18
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine
Toto Anchorage & S C… > … > Archangel Valle… > Diamond
 52
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 6 pitches
Tunnel Vision Anchorage & S C… > … > Fairangel Gap &… > Tunnel Vision Wall
 12
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
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