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Elevation: 1,013 ft
GPS: 65.29056, -148.17637
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Description Suggest change

Same limestone band that forms the climbs in this region. The limestone here is polished and requires technical movement on thin edges coupled with creative footwork. This remarkable area rests within a vast expanse of rolling hills and domes blanketed with Boreal forest consisting of Paper Birch and Aspen groves that create a landscape of colorful patterns that blend and contrast with the region's Black and White spruce species. The radical swings of temperature gradient and sunlight at this high latitude makes this subarctic area a singular climbing experience in the Interior.

Getting There Suggest change

Travel North from Fairbanks on the Elliot Highway. You will pass Wickersham Dome trailhead at Milemarker 28 and at about Milemarker 38 you will pass Globe Creek with the crags visible on the low rising dome on the right side of the highway. More specific directions are within the text for East and West Grapefruit Rocks.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Grapefruit Rocks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 16
Trent Stone
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4+
 10
Here Comes the Sun
Sport, TR, Mixed
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 12
Get Your Mojo Back
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 24
Sandbag
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 21
Dead End
TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
 13
Barney Rubble
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 14
Fern Gully
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 12
Even Smoke Jumpers Get the Blues
Sport, TR
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 10
Bring Your Dancing Shoes
Sport, TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 7
Fillet Toe
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 7
Face to Face
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 10
The Thin Grey Line
Sport, TR
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 12
Nest Egg
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 4
White Face
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 6
Unknown Legend
Sport, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Trent Stone W Grapefruit Rocks > First Crag
 16
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Here Comes the Sun W Grapefruit Rocks > Sunnyside
 10
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4+ Sport, TR, Mixed
Get Your Mojo Back E Grapefruit Rocks > Falcon Rock
 12
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Sandbag E Grapefruit Rocks > Twin Towers
 24
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Dead End W Grapefruit Rocks > First Crag
 21
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a TR
Barney Rubble W Grapefruit Rocks > Rubble Pile Crag
 13
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 Sport
Fern Gully W Grapefruit Rocks > First Crag
 14
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Even Smoke Jumpers Get the… W Grapefruit Rocks > Rubble Pile Crag
 12
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, TR
Bring Your Dancing Shoes E Grapefruit Rocks > Crackland
 10
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport, TR
Fillet Toe E Grapefruit Rocks > Gorilla's Head
 7
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Face to Face E Grapefruit Rocks > Peanut Butter
 7
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
The Thin Grey Line E Grapefruit Rocks > Falcon Rock
 10
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, TR
Nest Egg W Grapefruit Rocks > Ravendale (aka Lost C…
 12
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
White Face W Grapefruit Rocks > Ravendale (aka Lost C…
 4
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Unknown Legend W Grapefruit Rocks > Rubble Pile Crag
 6
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, TR
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