Ice Guide : Southcentral : Matanuska River : Caribou Creek : Polar Shrimp

Polar Shrimp

Rating: WI1
Length: 50 meters

This a rather narrow runnel of ice on the right that treads over relatively easy terrain for a good distance.  Good solo.

FA: Wayne Mushrush & Greg Golet, 1990

Anchor: Alders are available at the finish of these routes for a rappel.


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Approximately 3.5 miles up the canyon past the switch back one will encounter an area of yellow ice that flows out from a patch of birch trees. Tucked away behind this grove of birch are two climbs of moderate grade.

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