Black Lakes Crag Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: View of black lakes from mountain across the road
This is the small crag just across the road from the black lakes on the Klondike highway. There are several quality bolted climbes here as well as multiple trad lines.
Take the Klondike highway north out of town. The road will pass betwean two lakes. These are the black lakes. Park just after the second lake and hike up the hill directly across the road to the obvious rock face. This will put you at the base of the majority of the sport routes
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 9.2 miles from here
13 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Black Lakes Crag
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Black Lakes Crag:
zigzag 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Black Lakes Crag
Goldmine 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a AK
: Southeastern Alaska/Coastal...
: ... : Black Lakes Crag
Goldmine was named both as a nod to the history of the area as well as because of the unexpected quality of the rock and movement on this climb. The climb ascends the tallest buttress left of Zigzag and right of Hex Crack. It is located directly uphill from the end of the section of guardrail on the road that is closest to the pass.Begin in the hand crack described under "location"Ascend the hand crack, place a piece as high in the crack as possible, and then head o...[more] Browse More Classics in AK