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Red Gate Rock Climbing 


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Administrators: Jared LaVacque, L. Von Dommheimer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ty Morrison-Heath on May 15, 2011
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Description 

An area right along the highway that is known for its long slab climbs. Fun area if you can get down with the highway noise. Some of the longer single pitchers on the highway.

Getting There 

Mile 9.9 past the weigh station. Directly across from the gate that blocks access to the railroad on the other side of the highway. The gate isn't so red anymore so don't expect it to be a beacon like it used to be. Turn around and park well off the road in the grass to avoid hassles.

Climbing Season

For the Seward Highway area.

Weather station 3.0 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['5.11',1],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Red Gate

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Red Gate:
Accident Victim    5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Progression   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Topo for Whiskey

Whiskey 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Alaska : Seward Highway : Red Gate
Another slab route on the main formation. Suffers from very odd bolting...I would suggest top roping after leading Limp Hangover with a bolt at top as a directional. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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