Ice Guide : Southeast : Juneau : Suicide Basin : Path of the Fallen

Path of the Fallen

Rating: WI5
Length: 310 meters, 5 pitches

FA: Climbed January 2018 by Ryan Johnson and Samuel Johnson.

Anchor/Descent: v thread.

ALERT: Suicide icefall directly threatens the approach (and small approach pitch) but not the route. Be aware and move quickly. There is a large low angle slope above the route. Be aware and don't climb during times of significant hazard.

Posted by: Samuel Johnson

Lat/Long: 58.457271, -134.484273

In Suicide basin, approached via West glacier trail and Mendenhall glacier or short helicopter ride from Juneau.

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Path of the Fallen, line on left, from heli in Suicide basin. Photo: Samuel Johnson (2018)