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Bear Creek Rock Climbing 

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Location: 61.1014, -145.8662 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Richard Shore on Mar 5, 2013
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A beautiful narrow N-S trending canyon that is good spot to escape the constant winds that blow through the more popular Keystone Canyon. The main attraction here is the sunny Rain Check WI4.

Getting There 

Driving from Valdez, pass through the Keystone Canyon area and Bear Creek is the first major canyon on the left side of the road, marked by an obvious train bridge that passes over the creek. The crux of the approach is finding suitable parking along the highway here. Pull off as far as you can, or maybe you'll get lucky and the parking lot across the highway will be plowed. Ski/snowshoe up the creek and under the bridge into the narrow canyon. 10-20 minute approach time.

Climbing Season

For the Anchorage & South Central Ice Climbing area.

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Twisted Sister WI5  Alaska : Anchorage & South Central I... : ... : Bear Creek
Twisted Sister and Big Brother share the same approach. From the river climb up a snow cone on the left side of an overhanging rock wall. Then traverse right on exposed frozen terrain to the bottom of the blue ice. From here you rappel the the bottom of the objective. Twisted Sister is the prominent right pillar....[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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