Ice Guide : Southcentral : Valdez : Sheep Creek : Tsuri Gane

Tsuri Gane

Rating: WI6-
Length: 200 meters

Translated, the name of this route means "hanging bell", which refers to the free hanging pillar on the third pich of this route. The first pitch is moderate ice or mixed, followed by a second pitch of moderate ice. The third pitch consists of an awesome, sometimes formed, free hanging pillar.

FA: Bob Shelton & Shigeki Nakayama, 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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