Ice Guide : Southcentral : North Anchorage : Friday Creek : Octave


Rating: WI4
Length: 80 meters, 2 pitches

Low angle Start, steep crux middle, smears and small pillars to finsh a classic.

FA: Martin Martinez, December 1993.

Descent: Big trees and plenty of ice to v-thread

Posted by: Michael Meyers

Alert: Friday Creek is in a backcountry wilderness area. It is uncertain if any access issues exist for this area. If you brave driving your vehicle out, be aware that vandalism and theft may occur in this secluded area. DO NOT LEAVE VALUABLES IN YOUR VEHICLE UNATTENDED.


Once you get to Friday Creek and it starts to narrow walk about 1 mile, you can't miss this fat ice on the left.

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Looking up at Octave. Photo: Michael Meyers (2018)