Ice Guide : Southcentral : Valdez : Bear Creek : Rain Check

Rain Check

Rating: WI4
Length: 90 meters

This route takes a mellow start of moderate terrain and steepens towards the end with a crux pillar. Rain Check proper takes the right less steep last pillar to the canyon rim.

FA: Bob Pudwill & Carl Tobin, February 1981

Anchor: Trees and bushes are available for an easy descent.

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Hike approximately 100 yards past the bridge to find this stellar route on the right (east) side of the canyon. In early season, several creek crossings may be required to access this route.

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