Ice Guide : Southcentral : Kenai Peninsula : Snow River : Burning Down the House

Burning Down the House

Rating: WI4
Length: 50 meters

This route consists of a steep pillar from the base to the top and is the gem in the area.


Anchor: V-thread or top out on spruce.

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Lat: 60 13.664' North
Long: 149 16.473' West

Travel up the South Fork of the Snow River for approximately 5 miles until an obvious cut in the north side of the valley exposes an obvious steep rock valley.  Late season conditions are recommended to access the narrow canyon.

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Photo: Dave Lucy