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Southeastern Alaska/Coastal Range Rock Climbing 


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Location: 58.217, -134.5825 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jared LaVacque on Sep 28, 2010
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Description 

Southeastern Alaska includes Juneau, the Wrangell Saint Elias Range, Kitimat Range and others.

Getting There 

To access these areas can be accomplished by flying into Juneau International Airport and then bush plane or train in some cases.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 9.2 miles from here

58 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',4],['5.8',11],['5.9',11],['5.10',10],['5.11',4],['5.12',4],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Southeastern Alaska/Coastal Range

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Southeastern Alaska/Coastal Range:
Smoke em' if you got em'   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 1300'   Mt. Harding
Solva Buttress   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1000'   Juneau : Mendenhall Towers
South Buttress - Main Tower   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1200'   Juneau : Mendenhall Towers
zigzag   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Skagway : Black Lakes Crag
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Featured Route For Southeastern Alaska/Coastal Range
Rock Climbing Photo: The East Ridge (via SE Face) follows the green arr...

East Ridge (via Southeast face) 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Alaska : Southeastern Alaska/Coastal... : ... : Devil's Thumb
The first ascent of the Thumb was made via the East Ridge. The climb was an epic adventure, involving two of the most accomplished American alpinists of the era, Fred Beckey & Fritz Wiessner. Weissner was the first climber to explore the Stikine region, on an expedition with Bestor Robinson in 1937. The party attempted Kate's Needle, the highest summit in the region at 10,002', but were defeated by poor weather.Upon the conclusion of the Second World War, Wiessner was anxious to return to the...[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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By Patrick W. Newman
Apr 4, 2013
Hey, I'm moving to Juneau this summer! Need someone to show me the ropes! (Punny) Message me back!
By Kurt Ross
From: Boulder, colorado
Oct 4, 2013
A little video about climbing and hanging out in Southeast AK:

By Taylor-B.
From: Valdez, AK
Oct 7, 2013
Cool video Kurt!! I sure miss that part of AK. Good to see the AMG/IWLS crew getting after it.

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