Ice Guide : Southcentral : Matanuska River : Caribou Creek : Street Primate

Street Primate

Rating: WI2
Length: 20 meters

The route on the left consists of a relative easy curtain that is fairly wide and usually in fat conditions.  It is visible from the miner's shack.  Golet received frost bite on the first ascent after getting a wet foot at the top.

FA: Wayne Mushrush & Greg Golet, 1990

Anchor: Alders are available at the finish of these routes for a rappel.

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Approximately 3.5 miles up the canyon past the switch back one will encounter an area of yellow ice that flows out from a patch of birch trees. Tucked away behind this grove of birch are two climbs of moderate grade.

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