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Sitka Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: David Hertel on Feb 18, 2011
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Located in southeast Alaska on Baranof Island. Generally mild weather, (ice does from in the winter).

Getting There 

Either take the ferry in or fly to Sitka, AK.

Climbing Season

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Weather station 1.0 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Tyler just past the crux after the popos left. You...

Watching TB WI4  Alaska : Southeastern Alaska/Coastal... : ... : Sawmill Cove
We climbed this route in February 2011, so it might not exactly be a 'new' FA, but we couldn't decide on a name, so I'm making one up that tells our story. Scrambel up the scree slope to the base of the flow. You can safely solo the first pitch (WI2) or rope up for a short 30' climb to the belay. The second pitch is exactly half a 60m rope length.Build your bely at the shelf just below the overhang. I reccomend belaying from as far left as possible to stay out of the way of icefall.Tyler led thi...[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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