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Anchorage & South Central Ice Climbing  Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Anchorage is a host to many ice climbs of all different heights and grades. Anchorage also has good mixed climbing available

Getting There 

To get to Anchorage you can fly into Ted Stevens International Airport on any major airline, take a ferry from Washington or drive the famous Alcan highway.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.2 miles from here

172 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Anchorage & South Central Ice Climbing

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Anchorage & South Central Ice Climbing :
Ripple   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 215'   Eklutna Canyon
Allice in Wonderland   M6     Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch, 75'   Valdez : Keystone Canyon Tunnel Wall
Five Fingers   WI3-4     Ice, 2 pitches   Portage
Roadside Attraction   WI4     Ice, 1 pitch, 115'   Seward Highway
Unknown 1   M5-6     Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch   Eklutna Canyon
Righthand crack    M5-6     Sport, Mixed, 55'   Eklutna Canyon
Annie Greensprings   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 65'   Eklutna Canyon
Mad Dog   WI4     Ice, 1 pitch, 85'   Eklutna Canyon
T.J. Swann   WI4     Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   Eklutna Canyon
Boonesfarm   WI3     Ice, 2 pitches, 195'   Eklutna Canyon
Bridalveil Falls   WI5     Ice, 5 pitches, 800'   Valdez : Keystone Canyon
Horsetail Falls   WI3     Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 260'   Valdez : Keystone Canyon
Wowie Zowie   WI6     Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 360'   Valdez : Mineral Creek Ice Climbs
Luckyman   WI3-4     Ice, 2 pitches, 350'   Portage
Candyland   WI4     Ice, 3 pitches, 275'   Seward Highway
Simple Twist of Fate   WI5-     Ice, 2 pitches, 250'   Valdez : Keystone Canyon
Kid's Corner   WI3     Ice, 3 pitches, 400'   Caribou Creek
Hung Jury   WI4 R     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 180'   Valdez : Keystone Canyon
Green Steps   WI5     Ice, 4 pitches, 650'   Valdez : Keystone Canyon
The Dam   WI4     Ice, 1 pitch, 61'   Eklutna Canyon
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Featured Route For Anchorage & South Central Ice Climbing
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T.J. Swann WI4  Alaska : Anchorage & South Central I... : Eklutna Canyon
This is usually a thin climb unless it is a really wet season then it usually goes at WI3. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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