Elevation: 3,266 ft
GPS: 61.817, -149.209 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Terramariner on Jul 14, 2016
Admins: Jared LaVacque, L. Von Dommelheimer
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Description

This is the main area of the crag and is stacked with great moderate crack climbs on quality stone. There are lots of variation options due to how close the climbs are to each other. CC Crack and climbs to the left get late afternoon sun after the rest of the crag has gone into the shade so it's a nice spot to end the day.

As of summer 2017, there are now three bolted anchor stations with rap rings on top of the formation. Left anchor is above TYP. Middle is accessed by a single bolt on the slab above TW. Right is up a slabby dihedral above VG.

There is also another anchor at the back of the ledge on top of the formation. Left of this anchor is a steep and increasingly slippery walkoff to the base of the crag.

Getting There

Follow the trail left from the buttress along the base of the crag. The trail tends to stay high and gets narrow but is much easier going than traversing lower. Be careful if it's wet as a slip could lead to a nasty ride.

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L. Von Dommelheimer   Anchorage  
There are several routes that are still in progress here and some would make for serious leads without a bolt or two. Jul 31, 2016
L. Von Dommelheimer   Anchorage  
lost a blue cup on june 10, 2018 at the base... it holds sentimental value... Jun 10, 2018