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Tsaina River Gorge Wall

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Tsaina River Gorge Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 61.20813, -145.4701 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jared LaVacque, L. Von Dommelheimer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
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Description 

The Tsaina wall is an amazing crag located on the steep rock just above the raging Tsaina River. It consists of half a dozen routes with Ant Eater and Jacobs Ladder being classic in quality. The wall receives lots of sun and has only a few minute approach yet this beautiful setting makes it seem a word away form civilization.

Getting There 

You will cross the Tsaina Bridge and park on right side of the north bound Richardson Highway between a small pond and the avalanch sign. Follow a faint train into the woods and across a small wooden bridge. Walk for two miniuts to the top of the wall then turn left. All routes are reached by means of a rapell.

Climbing Season



Weather station 15.7 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',5],['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 Tsaina River Gorge Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Ant Eater is located left of the tall pine tree.

Ant Eater 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Alaska : Anchorage & South Central A... : ... : Tsaina River Gorge Wall
Start this route by rappelling in off of two bolts located just below the knife edge section of the approach trail. Be careful of a small bee hive that was hanging from some alders that the base in the summer of 2013. Pull the rope and lead up past a bit of moss and onto great rock. Climb past three bolts and a fixed pin. Then plug some gear into a small crack till the rock fades back to face climbing. Past three more bolts and continue on to the anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up at the Tsaina wall from across the rive...
Looking up at the Tsaina wall from across the rive...

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By L. Von Dommelheimer
Administrator
From: Anchorage
Sep 20, 2016
Lots of the bolts here are bad. The new routes were almost all botched. Removed some, replaced an anchor. Some serious retro action took place on Jacobs and ant. Bummer

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