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Elevation: 7,390'
Location: 62.708, -151.1853 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: The South Face of the Throne as viewed from The Mi...

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Description 

Large granitic block just north of the Trolls and straight across from the Royal Tower. High quality granite and a wide range of climbs abound.

Getting There 

A very short approach from the Pika Basecamp

Climbing Season



Weather station 51.1 miles from here

7 Total Routes

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['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['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 The Throne:
The Lost Marsupial   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Mod. Snow     Trad, Snow, Alpine, 8 pitches, 1300'   
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The leftmost hand crack goes at 5.9+ and the right...

West Face Cracks 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Easy Snow  AK : Denali National Park : ... : The Throne
There are three cracks on the west face of the Throne with anchors at their top, though we only had time to climb the left two. There is a fantastic belay ledge that comfortably fit four climbers. The anchor on the 5.9+ crack consists of a good looking bolt and a brand new pink tricam (I replaced the rotten pinky originally there) equalized through two rap rings. The anchor on the 5.10 layback is webbing over a bomber horn and two 'biners. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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By Gunkswest
May 13, 2015
Dave Anderson & Rob Feeney spent several days cragging at the base of the Royal Tower and the Throne during their June 1999 trip (the trip the did the FA of Gargoyle Buttress). They reportedly repeated some great routes and climbed some new lines as well.
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