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Dragon's Spine Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,490'
Location: 62.73937, -151.20354 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jared LaVacque, L. Von Dommelheimer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Gunkswest on May 13, 2015
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The Dragon's Spine is a long ridgeline that culminates in a 7,490’ summit. It is located about three miles down glacier (north-northwest) from the Trolls and other formations on the Pika Glacier.

Getting There 

Ski down the glacier from the landing strip.

Climbing Season

For the Denali National Park area.

Weather station 53.3 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Dragon's Spine

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dragon's Spine:
Two Towers   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 20 pitches   
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Featured Route For Dragon's Spine
Rock Climbing Photo: Second Breakfast topo w/ pitches and belays.

Second Breakfast 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Alaska : Denali National Park : ... : Dragon's Spine
Climb from the base of the Dragons Footstool through thin seams, sparse cracks and good chicken heads. All pitches were climbed with a 70m rope.Gear is good when you get it, but can be R-rated at times. All the rock is very positive and strong. Belays are all conveniently located on ledges, although some simul-climbing is require on a few pitches (~25' at most).This route is a direct start into the route "The Two Towers", and was also climbed in hopes of doing the Complete Dragon Spine Traverse....[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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