Ice Guide : Southcentral : North Anchorage : Hunter Creek : Hollowhead

Hollowhead

Rating: WI4
Length: 100 meters, 2 pitches

This route has two steps and is climbed in two pitches. Climb an easy ice flow to a crux curtain that is 70-80 feet in length. Continue climbing through easy steps to a final 40 foot curtain.

FA: Harry Hunt, Dave Lucy, Ernie Borjon, December 1995

Anchor: Many alder bushes are available for setting up anchors. Communication can be difficult on this climb. Bring 2-ways or set up a belay on top of the step.

Alert: Hunter Creek 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.


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From the Hunter Creek bridge hike upriver. This is the yellow, large pillar that becomes visible after about 30-40 minutes on the left.

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