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Ascent of West Kiliak Peak on 2020-07-15

Climber: Alex Mccready

Date:Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:West Kiliak Peak
    Location:USA-Alaska
    Elevation:7450 ft / 2270 m

Ascent Trip Report

Completed the Korahusk Kiliak traverse. After climbing Korahusk we continued along the ridge. There is a lot of exposed scrambling on crumbly rock and once you get closer to Kiliak there are several sections of exposed fifth class moves. Overall a blast of a route and even though it was exposed I found a good number of horns and cam placements for protection. Would recommend bringing four to five cams size one and smaller. We botched the decent so I didn’t post tracks. If you find yourself in a waterfall death gully though you need to head farther to your right while descending. We headed out icicle creek.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Rope



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