Ice Guide : Southcentral : Valdez : Sheep Creek : Spring Loaded

Spring Loaded

Rating: WI5
Length: 375 meters

Climb a pitch of ice and frozen ground to reach the thicker ice. From there expect short pillars and moderate ice to reach the top vertical pillars. The route ends at the canyon rim. The top pillar is visible from the highway.

FA: Bob O'Brien & Dan McCabe, March 1983

Anchor: A walk off exists to the right at the canyon rim.

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Lat: 61 07.003 N
Long: 145 48.866 W

The first major route on the right (north) wall located about 200 meters upstream of Angel.

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