Elevation: -36 ft
GPS: 58.217, -134.583 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Description

Southeastern Alaska's panhandle contains the far reaches of the granitic northern Coast Range mountains intertwined with chossy, volcanic, and heavily forested islands. There is a wide variety climbing, from 15,000 foot glaciated mountains where you can see whales feeding on clear days, to world class granite alpine rock climbing, and an ever increasing selection of mossy cliffs of all rock types.

Getting There

Alaska Airlines operates daily flights directly to Ketchikan, Juneau, Sitka, and Petersburg. Smaller towns are reached via the Alaska Marine Highway System or small bush plane companies (Alaska Seaplanes in Juneau, Island Air Express & Misty Fjords Air in Ketchikan).

Due to the abundance of tourist visits in the region from cruise ships, many Southeast Alaskan towns have year round access via helicopter.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Southeastern Alaska/Coastal Range

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Steep Snow
 4
Smoke em' if you got em'
Trad, Snow, Alpine 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 12
Solva Buttress
Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Steep Snow
 3
East Ridge (via Southeast face)
Snow, Alpine
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Jaw-way
Sport, Alpine
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 8
Catholic Schoolgirls
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 4
Goldmine
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 3
Lichen it
Sport, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 7
South Buttress
Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Pin Cushion
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Southeast Ridge
Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 5
5.10 Arete
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 5
Bump it up
Sport, TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
The Black Gate
Sport, TR
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 4
The Flood
Trad
Juneau > … > N Fins > 3rd Fin
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 3
Incinerater Crack
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Smoke em' if you got em' Skagway > Mt Harding
 4
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Steep Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine 4 pitches
Solva Buttress Juneau > Mendenhall Towers > 5th Tower
 12
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
East Ridge (via Southeast f… Stikine Ice Cap > Devil's Thumb
 3
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Steep Snow Snow, Alpine
Jaw-way Juneau > … > N Fins > 4th Fin (Mountaineers…
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, Alpine
Catholic Schoolgirls Skagway > Black Lakes Crag
 8
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Goldmine Skagway > Black Lakes Crag
 4
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Lichen it Juneau > Tee Harbor > Eyes of the World
 3
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport, TR
South Buttress Juneau > Mendenhall Towers > 3rd Tower - Main
 7
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
Pin Cushion Juneau > Sea Cliffs
 5
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Southeast Ridge Juneau > Mendenhall Towers > 3rd Tower - Main
 3
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
5.10 Arete Skagway > Black Lakes Crag
 5
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Sport
Bump it up Juneau > Hard Sea Cliffs
 5
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, TR
The Black Gate Juneau > Tee Harbor > Eyes of the World
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, TR
The Flood Juneau > … > N Fins > 3rd Fin
 4
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Incinerater Crack Skagway > Incinerator Crag
 3
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Trad
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