Ice Guide : Southcentral : North Anchorage : Knik Gorge : The Other Side of Life

The Other Side of Life

Rating: WI4
Length: 130 meters

From Martinez Knik Gorge Guide, "Dave Hart and I bashed our way up The Other Side of Life during the Alaskan deep freeze of February 1999."

FA: Dave Hart, Martin Martinez February, 1999

Descent: Tree ,vthread

Posted by: Travis McAlpine

Alert: Knik Gorge lies in or adjacent to private property areas. It is uncertain if any access issues exist for this area. Check with the local climbing groups within the community to determine the current access issues for this area. Also, vandalism and theft have been high at times in this secluded area. DO NOT LEAVE VALUABLES IN YOUR VEHICLE UNATTENDED.

Lat/Long: 61.353,-148.560

Obvious long climb past emerald city area. Past carbide.Before viper and serpents venom.starts at lake level.

Photo: Travis McAlpine (2018)