Ice Guide : Southcentral : North Anchorage : Knik Gorge : Candlestick


Rating: WI5
Length: 30 meters, 1 pitch

In small amphitheater before chopsticks. Climb either of first two pillars to reach large ledge(wi4). Climb thin pillar w a few rock moves to easy ice above.

FA: Travis McAlpine & Pat Schmalix, February 18, 2018

Descent: Trees

Posted by: Travis McAlpine

Alert: Knik Gorge lies in or adjacent to private property areas. It is uncertain if any access issues exist for this area. Check with the local climbing groups within the community to determine the current access issues for this area. Also, vandalism and theft have been high at times in this secluded area. DO NOT LEAVE VALUABLES IN YOUR VEHICLE UNATTENDED.

Lat/Long: 61.381, -148.588

Alcove above Chopsticks

Photo: Travis McAlpine (2018)