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Chickaloon Boulders

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Chickaloon Boulders 


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Location: 61.7646, -148.53391 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jared LaVacque, Dommelhiemer, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Jared LaVacque on Sep 28, 2010
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Description 

These large igneous boulders appear to be composed of Chert. They are near frictionless and very blocky. Expect slick and sharp featured rock. Small edges, pinches slopers and gastons are the prominent features. Chickaloon has virtually no approach and can be climbed from early spring to late November.


Getting There 

From Anchorage take the Glenn Highway and turn towards Palmer, at the Parks/Glenn Junction. Continue until you reach Mile Marker 74. Directly after a left hand bend, by the river, is a pull-off with small graffitied boulders. Park here and head northwest across the road. There are four main boulders, encompassing the majority of the problems at Chickaloon, these are the first four visible boulders, crossing the highway.


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Featured Route For Chickaloon Boulders
Jared on problem number nine, before the the problem eases off.

Problem Nine V5-6 6C+  AK : Anchorage & South Central A... : ... : Boulder 1&2
A nice power problem on frictionless rock. Start on a two pinches, where foot placement is paramount for success. Pop to a flat shelf and move up and right on holds that would be better if their were feet....[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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Sharks Tooth V9 on Boulder Number 1
Sharks Tooth V9 on Boulder Number 1
Powder Puff V9 on Boulder 3
Powder Puff V9 on Boulder 3
King Domes, across the river from the Boulders
King Domes, across the river from the Boulders
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