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Dragonfly Creek 
Fairbanks Environs: Angel Creek Rocks 
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Fairbanks Environs: Mount Prindle 
Fairbanks Environs: West Grapefruit Rocks 
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Fairbanks and Vicinity 


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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


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:
Easy Reach   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, Alpine, 1 pitch, 30'   Fairbanks Environs: Granite... : Near Tors: Lizard's Eye
Trent Stone   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, Alpine, 45'   Fairbanks Environs: West Gr... : First Crag
Head First   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, Alpine, 25'   Fairbanks Environs: East Gr... : Gorilla's Head
When Free Climbers Wore Hammers   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 110'   Fairbanks Environs: Angel C... : Main Rock
Daisy Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, Alpine, 1 pitch, 50'   Fairbanks Environs: Granite... : Near Tors: Rock 1
Fern Gully   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, Alpine, 40'   Fairbanks Environs: West Gr... : First Crag
Sandbag   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 60'   Fairbanks Environs: East Gr... : Twin Towers
Giradelli   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 900'   Fairbanks Environs: Mount P... : Main Wall
Crackbaby   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 50'   Fairbanks Environs: East Gr... : Crackland
Teenage Wasteland   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, Alpine, 40'   Fairbanks Environs: Angel C... : Teenage Area
Bring Your Dancing Shoes   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, TR, Alpine, 1 pitch, 50'   Fairbanks Environs: East Gr... : Crackland
There's Got To Be A Way   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, TR, Alpine, 1 pitch, 45'   Fairbanks Environs: East Gr... : Twin Towers
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Giradelli 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  AK : Interior Alaska/Alaska Rang... : ... : Main Wall
The classic and "most popular" route at Mount Prindle, though I'd guess it sees <5 ascents per season. The line tackles the aesthetic western margin/skyline of the Main Wall (as seen from the approach), and has a number of variation finishes to the final pitches. Rock quality can vary wildly, and bomb-proof belay anchors are in short supply. There is no fixed gear or bolt anchors. If you have any doubts about your ability to navigate through loose/grainy rock, vegetation, gravel, ba...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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