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SnowBird Slab/Cornerstone

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SnowBird Slab/Cornerstone  

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Submitted By: coldclimb on Jun 23, 2010
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An easy-access wall with over a dozen quality routes. Great for a full day or even just an evening.

Getting There 

Park at the Reed Lakes Trailhead on Archangel Road, and follow it roughly two miles past a broken-down cabin and across Reed Creek. The trail heads up the steep side of this wall, so follow the switchbacks until you're above the level of the base, where you'll find a well-traveled trail heading straight to the wall. Routes along the right end of this wall may not have as easy access at the base as the first section of rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 15.5 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for SnowBird Slab/Cornerstone:
Snowflake   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
Thin As Ice   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 130'   
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Either belay from the ground, or (my preference) scramble up to a slopey ledge at the base of the real climbing. Follow the obvious winding flake up the length of the slab. Top out on dirty chickenheads to a mossy ledge and head left to find the bolted anchor for Thin As Ice. Rappel the route with two ropes, rap twice using an intermediate anchor on Thin As Ice with one rope, or walk off....[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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