Ice Guide : Southcentral : Valdez : Sheep Creek : Tokyo Express

Tokyo Express

Rating: WI5-
Length: 165 meters

This route shares the same start as Tsuri Gane for 50 meters up a shallow groove. The second pitch climbs left through moderate ice and snow to the base of the third pitch consisting of a vertical pillar. Follow another pitch or two up moderate terrain to the alders above.

FA: John Weiland & Yuwa Yamazaki, February 1985

Anchor: Walk to the left at the canyon rim to the avi chute past Secret Journey.


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Lat: 61 07.241 N
Long: 145 49.253 W

Hike, ski or snowshoe approximately 45 minutes from the mouth of the canyon to this route.

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