Ice Guide : Southcentral : Matanuska River : Caribou Creek : Rhythm and Blues

Rhythm and Blues

Rating: WI4
Length: 85 meters

Climb a narrow ribbon of ice approximately 50 meters to the amphitheater above then another 20 meters of steeper ice at the back of the amphitheater.

FA: Baginski & Wayne Mushrush, 1990

Anchor: Alders/trees exist for anchor, but v-thread gear is recommended just in case.

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This rarely formed climb is located approximately 4.5 miles upstream of the Caribou Creek Bridge and about a 10 minute walk downstream of Double Take. Located on the south side of the creek this route is easy to miss in more recent years because it does not come in well, so keep your eyes open.

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