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Lower Spire Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 6,029'
Location: 61.84624, -149.18891 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jared LaVacque, L. Von Dommelheimer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Mat Brunton on Aug 8, 2017
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Description 

Prominent Peak to the right of the pass leading to Snowbird Glacier.

Getting There 

Reed Lakes trail, left at fork with sign by mine ruins, follow rough trail up Glacier Creek drainage to the pass.

Climbing Season

For the Hatcher Pass area.

Weather station 16.5 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Lower Spire
Rock Climbing Photo: Jess on one of the upper pitches

West Ridge Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c  Alaska : Anchorage & South Central A... : ... : Lower Spire
This is a fun adventure climb that most parties will likely do in 4-6 roped pitches. The climbing is choose your own adventure, with opportunities to throw in some fun 5.6-5.8 moves. It can also be done all 5.easy.Follow the west ridge up from the pass as it becomes progressively more difficult from 3rd, to 4th, to 5th class. Favor the left side of the ridge for upward progress linking tundra ledges. Rope up when you feel the need, but it's reasonable to scramble to ~5840.From here rope ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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