Ice Guide : Southcentral : South Anchorage : Portage River : Salty Nuts

Salty Nuts

Rating: M7
Length: 25 meters

Cliimb straight through overhanging terrain past 3 bolts to the anchor. This route exists right of the Big Cicle.

FA: Ryan Hokanson and Jon Cobb

Anchor: Two bolt anchor exists for the rappel.

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From the Seward Highway take the Portage Valley Road as if going to Whittier. Pass the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center and go through the first tunnel just after passing over Portage Creek. Salty Nuts is located on the We Need Wall after passing through the tunnel and right of the climbs in the Gangs all Here area. Make sure to park the your vehicle well out of the way of traffic.

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