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


Rating: WI3
Length: 50 meters

Blue Ribbon is the major left flow while Pipeline is the major right flow. Climb moderate ice to the ledge above.


Anchor/descent: Alders exists at the top for anchor and rappel.

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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Lat: 60 59.071' North
Long: 149 36.096' West

Drive south on the Seward Highway approximately 8.5 miles or until you see ribbons of ice somewhat high on the mountain side slope. Climb/hike the rock below to the ledge and often the bottom of the ice.

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