Ice Guide : Southcentral : Chitina River : Kuskulana River

Kuskulana River

To access the climbs in the Kuskulana River Gorge area continue past the town of Chitina and cross the Copper River Bridge.  Follow the McCarthy Road for about 14 miles and one will come to a long narrow bridge that spans the Kuskulana River.  Drive across the bridge and park in a gravel pit to the right.  Cross the road and hike along the canyon rim rappelling to the base of the routes. All of the routes are located on river left and upstream of the bridge.  In other words, that would be the left hand side of the river if you were looking downstream.

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Photo: Mike Weber

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