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Hole In The Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 61.04119, -145.91069 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Nick Weicht on May 5, 2014
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Hole in the Wall is an amazing amphitheater located just a few minutes away form the mouth of the much more famous Keystone Canyon. It consists of a cluster of ice formations that offers enjoyable moderates to complicated technical routes.

Getting There 

Park at the mouth of Keystone Canyon and walk across the pipeline bridge. Follow the access road to a sharp T in the road and hang a right. Jump onto the riverbed and walk up stream for about a mile and your objectives will start to appear. Depending on snow conditions this approach may a 20 min walk on hard pack or many times that to post hole through deep snow. Skies or snow shoes may be a good idea.

Climbing Season

For the Anchorage & South Central Ice Climbing area.

Weather station 24.1 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Second Coming is the right hand line

Second Coming WI4  Alaska : Anchorage & South Central I... : ... : Hole In The Wall
This route started up the moderate, fat ice for the first pitch. This part of the climb is sheared with Ski Race. It then cuts right up a steeper and more technical crux pitch and on to the canyon rim. Descend the route using, V threads, alders or walk off lookers left....[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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