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John Harley climbing The Fin 5.11

Description 

This encompasses all rock and ice in the immediate vicinity of Fairbanks

Getting There 

Directions to each area will be provided in the directions to the individual areas surrounding Fairbanks.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.7 miles from here

121 Total Routes

['4 Stars',14],['3 Stars',30],['2 Stars',35],['1 Star',29],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',11],['5.7',13],['5.8',14],['5.9',28],['5.10',26],['5.11',13],['5.12',0],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',3],['V8-9',3],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Fairbanks and Vicinity:
Upper Falls   WI3+     Ice, 1 pitch, 60'   Dragonfly Creek
Easy Reach   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   Granite Tors : Near Tors: Lizard's Eye
When Free Climbers Wore Hammers   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   Angel Creek Rocks : Main Rock
Head First   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 25'    East Grapefruit Rocks : Gorilla's Head
Trent Stone   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 45'    West Grapefruit Rocks : First Crag
Sandbag   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'    East Grapefruit Rocks : Twin Towers
Fern Gully   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 40'    West Grapefruit Rocks : First Crag
Giradelli   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 900'    Mount Prindle : Main Wall
Daisy Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Granite Tors : Near Tors: Rock 1
Crackbaby   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'    East Grapefruit Rocks : Crackland
Teenage Wasteland   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 40'   Angel Creek Rocks : Teenage Area
A Grey Day   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 30'    East Grapefruit Rocks : Gorilla's Head
Bring Your Dancing Shoes   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'    East Grapefruit Rocks : Crackland
There's Got To Be A Way   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 45'    East Grapefruit Rocks : Twin Towers
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By Marcus ko
From: provo,UT
Apr 26, 2015
Hello,
I'm going to school in Utah, but my parents recently moved to Fairbanks. I'm here for a few weeks and was hoping to find some people to climb with. I brought with me some basic gear, but rope and other things were inconvenient to bring. I confidently lead up to 5.10d and follow 5.11's. I am a safe belayer and climber. If this is considered spam I am very sorry, but if your looking for a partner give me a text, call, or email.

Thanks,
Marcus

208-420-5033
mrcsko@yahoo.com
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