Ice Guide : Southcentral : Kenai Peninsula : Skilak Glacier Lake : Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

Rating: WI3
Length: 140 meters

Big Climb, wide with many possible variations for mixed on the rock as well. First pitch is a full WI3 with a flat bench at the top for belay. The second pitch starts off steep and then mellows out.

FA: Tyler Johnson and John Ellinwood, 2008

Anchor/descent: Rap off of alders or v-thread.


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Lat: 60 17'4.33" North
Long: 150 1'41.38" West

This climb is located in an amphitheatre just shy of the glacier proper. Travel to the south end of the Skilak Glacier Lake and find this area on the south eastern edge.

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Photo: John Ellinwood