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


Rating: WI4-
Length: 25 meters

One of two climbs framed by a rock alcove on the west side high up off the river. The bottom 40' is thin and steep, the top laid back with more ice. Located 400' above the west side of Caribou Creek. First Ascent completed at night and 10 below F.

FA: Wayne Mushrush & Greg Golet, 1990

Anchor: V-thread or bollard to descend

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Approximately 3 miles up the canyon one will come to a high rock alcove where these routes come out of the wall.

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Stratus (lt.) and Question of Balance