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Birds of Prey T 
Brazilian Sex Wax S 
Hashtag Crack T 
Unknown 5.8 T,TR 
Unknown 5.9 T,TR 

Birds of Prey Rock Climbing 

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Location: 61.83098, -149.18136 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jared LaVacque, L. Von Dommelheimer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C. Williams on Jun 6, 2017
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This wall sees little traffic but is worthy destination for a day of cragging with a good selection of route types and grades. The area recieves sun for most of the day and dries quickly after the rain.

Getting There 

Hike the Reed Lakes trail past snowbird slab. Continue uphill through switchbacks until the trail levels out. At this point you should be able to spot two walls across the river. The lower wall is Dermatologist's Dream, and the wall up the gully to the right is Birds of Prey. Cross the river and hike up the gully until you reach the nice golden rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 15.4 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Birds of Prey

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Birds of Prey:
Unknown 5.8   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, Alpine, 75'   
Hashtag Crack   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 85'   
Birds of Prey   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 90'   
Brazilian Sex Wax   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, Alpine, 80'   
Unknown 5.9   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, Alpine, 75'   
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Featured Route For Birds of Prey
Rock Climbing Photo: Mat under the roof of Hash Tag.

Hashtag Crack 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Alaska : Anchorage & South Central A... : ... : Birds of Prey
This route is actually pretty great. You get to pull a sweet roof on jugs! It's a little dirty but this route just needs traffic to get really good....[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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By Todd Fisher
Jul 28, 2017
This crag is a lot of fun! I'm surprised that I never see anyone climbing here. Easy approach, close to the trail, stellar granite. Is it 'cuz you actually need to know how to use some trad gear? Not close enough to the car? Suppose I shouldn't be hyping it up and causing lines to form......
By L. Von Dommelheimer
From: Anchorage
Jul 28, 2017
Easy to get it done in a day?
By Todd Fisher
Sep 23, 2017
Easily done in a day. Awesome place to lounge on a sunny day, to boot!

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