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By Jake Satathite
From: Soldotna, Ak
Jun 16, 2012
I was wondering if there is anymore information on this area. Does anyone know if it is included in the alaska climbing guide? I will be spending the summer in Soldotna and the lack of climbing in the area, kills me. I can't wait to explore Skilak. If anyone who has already been involved in establishing this area would like some help, just let me know! Thanks.
By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Jun 16, 2012
There is no other information on Skilak. Ben Schmidt, who put up 7 Felonies, might have bolted other routes, but they are not posted. It is not in The Alaska Rock Climbing Guide. I would recommend a small boat to explore Skilak, as it is a very large lake. I would also recommend going to Anchor Point and bouldering. It is about 70 miles from Soldotna. It is a single tall glacial erratic boulder by a river.
You might also contact Ben via email, by clicking on his name in the Skilak section.
I hope this helps.