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Hatcher Pass bouldering is extensive. The areas are scattered throughout the base of the major cliffs and start at the start of Archangel Road, where it diverges from Fishhook road. The Reed Lakes area is listed separately from Hatcher Pass, due to its divergence in direction from Archangel Road. The rock is excellent granite, with fairly short alpine approaches. This area has contrasting weather windows, compared to other Anchorage areas.

A bouldering guide to Alaska was recently released by Todd Helgeson and covers most of the bouldering in Alaska and features an in depth Hatcher Pass section with great details and photos, to get the boulderer where they want to be climbing. The guide is available for sale at

Getting There 

From Anchorage drive north on the Glenn Highway, 45min, To Palmer small town to pass through,30 min, to N. Palmer Fishhook Rd. You will take this for another hour north, Drive parallel to Reed River up to the "Mother Lode Lodge" take the sharp left turn up the switch back, head up the hill for a mile. Take the sharp right up a single gravel road, And see the sign Archangel Rd. Continue on this past a river and then over a bridge.

17 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Archangel Bouldering:
Crackhead   V3-4 6A+     Boulder, 15'   Dimond North
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Featured Route For Archangel Bouldering

Crackhead V3-4 6A+  AK : Anchorage & South Central A... : ... : Dimond North
Sweet primo crack with sweet moves...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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South Side of the Diamond
South Side of the Diamond
South Side of the Diamond.
South Side of the Diamond.
The Muffin Man Boulder.
The Muffin Man Boulder.
The North Side of the Diamond
The North Side of the Diamond
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