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The Barnyard Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 3,500'
Location: 61.83077, -149.17245 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jared LaVacque, L. Von Dommelheimer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Mat Brunton on Aug 6, 2015
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BETA PHOTO: The Pig on The Barnyard boulder

Description 

A nice, but somewhat dirty (lichen) and dated (old fixed pro), collection of moderate trad and sport climbs in a beautiful alpine setting. Generally solid granite, but there are some crumb-lies and loose blocks.

Getting There 

Reed Lakes trail from Archangel Road. Take the trail for ~2.5 miles from the Reed Lakes trailhead as it goes up and behind the Snowbird Slab, crosses the creek on boulders, and then goes up the boulder-y creek through the gap. The Barnyard area refers to the generally SE aspect walls at ~3500' on your left as the gap opens and the Reed Creek valley bends left.

Climbing Season

For the Hatcher Pass area.

Weather station 15.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['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 The Barnyard
Rock Climbing Photo: The Pig's upper, right-angling crack

The Pig 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Alaska : Anchorage & South Central A... : ... : The Barnyard
A very fun route that could be four star with more traffic, some scrubbing, and updated fixed pro. This route is on the detached Barnyard boulder feature. Starting on the climber's left side when facing the Barnyard boulder from the creek, the route follows a ramp with tundra angling right. It then gets steeper, climbing a short section of blocks and broken cracks. Trend slightly left onto steeper, more face-like rock with chickenheads to the first bolt. Climb through the short face into c...[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Barnyard boulder
BETA PHOTO: The Barnyard boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: The Barnyard boulder with The Pig route shown.
BETA PHOTO: The Barnyard boulder with The Pig route shown.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Barnyard area
BETA PHOTO: The Barnyard area
Rock Climbing Photo: Barnyard Boulder
BETA PHOTO: Barnyard Boulder

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