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Location: 61.04119, -145.91069 View Map  Incorrect?
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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',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Crystal Vision WI5  AK : Anchorage & South Central I... : ... : Hole In The Wall
Crystal Vision can not be seen from the road because it is hidden around the first bend in the canyon. The walls are vary narrow here and create deep pools that may require a good snap of cold weather or latter season conditions to make for easier access. This is a spectacularly steep route of hanging chandeliers or near vertical ice. In fat conditions steps may help ease off the sustained steepness yet it is a stout route ether way....[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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