Ice Guide : Southcentral : Matanuska River : Caribou Creek : Robopick

Robopick

Rating: WI5
Length: 90 meters

Robopick is a two pitch route with the second pitch being the most difficult. The first pitch takes one over several steps to a free hanging ice belay. The second climbs more vertical terrain and poses the crux for the route.

FA: Scott Mignery and Chris Roach, 1990

Anchor: Be prepared to place a V-thread anchor to decend off of this route. No natural protection is available.


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Lat: 61 49.935' North
Long: 147 39.920' West

The approach to Robopick is similar to Kantellia Falls because of its close proximity. If one decides to camp at the base of these two routes, one can literally step out of their tent door and walk just a couple 100 feet to the start of this climb.

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