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Southeastern Alaska/Coastal Range

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Southeastern Alaska/Coastal Range 


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Description 

Southeastern Alaska includes Juneau, the Wrangell Saint Elias Range, Kitimat Range and others.


Getting There 

To access these areas can be accomplished by flying into Juneau International Airport and then bush plane or train in some cases.


28 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Southeastern Alaska/Coastal Range:
Smoke em' if you got em'   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Steep Snow     Trad, Snow, Alpine, 4 pitches, 1300'   Mt. Harding
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Featured Route For Southeastern Alaska/Coastal Range
The East Ridge (via SE Face) follows the green arrows.  Photo by Greg Donaldson, lifted from 50 Classic Climbs of North America.

East Ridge (via Southeast face) 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Steep Snow  AK : Southeastern Alaska/Coastal... : ... : Devil's Thumb
The first ascent of the Thumb was made via the East Ridge. The climb was an epic adventure, involving two of the most accomplished American alpinists of the era, Fred Beckey & Fritz Wiessner. Weissner was the first climber to explore the Stikine region, on an expedition with Bestor Robinson in 1937. The party attempted Kate's Needle, the highest summit in the region at 10,002', but were defeated by poor weather.Upon the conclusion of the Second World War, Wiessner was anxious to return to the...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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By Patrick W. Newman
Apr 4, 2013

Hey, I'm moving to Juneau this summer! Need someone to show me the ropes! (Punny) Message me back!

By Kurt Ross
From: Boulder, colorado
Oct 4, 2013

A little video about climbing and hanging out in Southeast AK:

By Taylor-B.
From: CO & AK
Oct 7, 2013

Cool video Kurt!! I sure miss that part of AK. Good to see the AMG/IWLS crew getting after it.