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Seward Highway

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Blue Ribbon 
Flame Out  T 
Frigid Flash Project  S 
Organ Pipes 
Roadside Attraction 
Scales Left and Right  
Victoria's Secret TR 
Yellow Fever 
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Seward Highway Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 75'
Location: 61.0004, -149.64751 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: R Squared on Jan 16, 2007
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The Seward Highway offers a range of ice climbs all the way from Anchorage to Seward. Climbs range from WI2 - WI5. The climbs usually form around late November and last through late March or until it warms up. The only concern you will have on some climbs are the cars passing five or ten feet from you. Just watch yourself and you will be fine.

Getting There 

Drive five minutes south outside of Anchorage on the New Seward Highway and the climbs start on the left hand side of the road right after the weigh station.

Climbing Season

For the Anchorage & South Central Ice Climbing area.

Weather station 5.8 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Seward Highway

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Seward Highway:
Candyland   WI4     Ice, 3 pitches, 275'   
Roadside Attraction   WI4     Ice, 1 pitch, 115'   
PFM   WI4+ M4+     Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Candyland

Candyland WI4  Alaska : Anchorage & South Central I... : Seward Highway
Candyland is good all around climb that features everything. It has great ice, thin ice and even mixed condition. The ice ranges from WI3-WI4 with some small mixed sections usually at the top of the first pitch. Most parties climb this route in three pitches and rappel the last pitch from alders and v-thread the rest, however, a walkoff is available to the right. Other shorter climbs to the left and right of Candyland exist....[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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