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By Josh Hibbard
From: Los Angeles Area, CA
Mar 26, 2007
In addition to the above information on Alaska:
-You can also get there by boat. The Alaska Marine Highway leaves Seattle area (Bellingham) for most of the Southeast Alaska towns and up towards Anchorage. You can get a stateroom or pitch your tent on the solarium.
- Alaskans are very friendly and will give directions, as indicated in the above description. However, don't expect street names or street numbers. Be prepared for directions such as, "follow this here dirt road for about 5 minutes. Take a hard right after the large spruce tree. In about 4 minutes you will see a large black rock. Turn left here and heep going until..."
-Tourism is one of the main industries in Alaska. If you are looking for a true Alaskan experience, don't get caught up in the tourist traps. Where there are cruise ships, there are tourist traps.
By Brian Prince
From: morro bay, ca
Oct 24, 2010
some good recourses
Database for rock routes and scrambles in Alaska as well as the Alaska Mountain Forum. One can also find out how to purchase the Alaska Rock Climbing Guide by Kelsey Gray here -- alaskamountainforum.com/wiki/i...
Bouldering in Alaska -- akbouldering.com/
Huge and very good ice climbing database as well as a forum -- alaskaiceclimbing.com/
By Kurt Ross
From: Boulder, colorado
Oct 3, 2013
A thrown together video about a little climbing in Southeast AK: