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Cidersicle

WI3, Trad, Ice, 40 ft,  Avg: 3 from 1 vote
FA: Paul Henstridge solo, February 1987
Alaska > Anchorage & S C… > Anchorage & S C… > Valdez > Keystone Canyon

Description

This climb is the steeper and more technical route right next to Popsicle Pillar.

Location

This ice climb can be seen from the road located high up above the old road tunnel (not the railway tunnel). Park at the pull out and hike up hill a few hundred feet to the base of the route.

Protection

Protect with ice screws then rap off the top using V threads or use the first pine tree you can walk to.

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Cidersicle is the pillar 10' to the right of Popsicle Pillar.  This photo is in thin conditions.
[Hide Photo] Cidersicle is the pillar 10' to the right of Popsicle Pillar. This photo is in thin conditions.