Ice Guide : Southcentral : South Anchorage : Turnagain Arm : Hypercard

Hypercard

Rating: WI4
Length: 40 meters

Located to the right of Roadside Attaction is a stellar 100 foot route with a slightly higher difficultly rating than its neighbor. Depending on conditions this climb can come in fat or very thin. Either way, expect more sustained climbing and possibly mixed conditions.

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Anchor/descent: Alders exist at the top of these climbs; however, be prepared to place a V-thread if a solid anchor isn't available.

ALERT: Belayers take caution of the passing highway traffic within arms reach while climbers should be aware that falling ice and rock could easily hit the passing traffic below. Simply stated - Use common sense when climbing so as to not ruin the privilege of climbing at this location.


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Drive Seward Highway approximately 1.5 miles south from the weigh station to a large pullout on the south side (ocean side) of the highway directly across from this formation. Park at the pullout and proceed with caution when crossing the highway to get to the base of this climb.

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