A nice collection of moderate sport routes. As with nearly all Seward Highway climbs, it can be quite windy, and have some cruddy rock, so wear your helmet!
Mile 4.7 on the Seward Highway, look for a pullout parking area on the north side of the highway. Walk down the grassy area to the east (along the highway) to find the climbs.
Weather station 3.0 miles from here
17 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]
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Unknown 1 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch
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Sunshine Ridge 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b AK
: Seward Highway
: Sunshine Ridge
The best rock quality out on the highway (second pitch)? Actually a fun multipitch although on the easy side, Sunshine Ridge is a great afternoon climb. The route starts about 50 feet up the scree gully below morning star. Look for bolts that lead left on a short slab. This is likely most often done as an afterwork solo. It is often done in the winter with tools, and is good prep for alpine mixed. There are many possible variations that you can start on from the road including mayday, and the t...[more] Browse More Classics in AK
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