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Ski Lines in East Alaska Range - 3

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Favorite The summit of 8100 just touched by the sun. SXSW is the couloir directly below the summit. Note the rock and other glacial hazards below the line.
Very Difficult

SXSW

1.3 mi 2.1 km • -2,189 ft Descent • -667.22 m Descent

Black R…, AK
Favorite Klara crushes the last steep step in the lower sections of the Devils Thumb Ridge trail. Fleeting January sunlight shine on peaks across the Delta River in the background.
Intermediate

Devil May Care

1.5 mi 2.5 km • -2,172 ft Descent • -662.01 m Descent

Black R…, AK
Favorite Looking back up at the enticing trees of Beelzebubs Glade.
Intermediate/Difficult

Beelzebubs Glade

0.3 mi 0.4 km • -350 ft Descent • -106.72 m Descent

Black R…, AK

East Alaska Range Skiing

  • 3 Miles 5 Kilometers of Descents
  • 3 ski lines
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 4 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Ascents in East Alaska Range - 7

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1.8 mi 2.9 km #1The Steg (osaurus)
Difficult
Black Rapids, AK
Difficult
Black Rapids, AK
1.2 mi 1.9 km #2The Hand of God
Difficult
Black Rapids, AK
Difficult
Black Rapids, AK
2.1 mi 3.4 km #3Canwell Peak
Difficult
Black Rapids, AK
Difficult
Black Rapids, AK
2.2 mi 3.5 km #4Devils Thumb Ridge
Intermediate
Black Rapids, AK
Intermediate
Black Rapids, AK
9.1 mi 14.7 km #5College Glacier Access
Easy
Black Rapids, AK
Easy
Black Rapids, AK
0.5 mi 0.8 km #6Satan's Abbey
Intermediate
Black Rapids, AK
Intermediate
Black Rapids, AK
2.1 mi 3.4 km #7Isabel Knoll
Easy
Black Rapids, AK
Easy
Black Rapids, AK

Photos of East Alaska Range - 24

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Skiers head up the flat portion of the ridge below Peak 8100. The route continues up the prominent ridge behind them.
Mar 24, 2016 near Black R…, AK
Traversing the ridge to access the northernmost finger of "The Hand of God".
Mar 22, 2016 near Black R…, AK
Klara crushes the last steep step in the lower sections of the Devils Thumb Ridge trail. Fleeting January sunlight shine on peaks across the Delta River in the background.
Jan 19, 2021 near Black R…, AK
Headed up The Steg toward Peak 8100. The prominent coulior at the shadow line is SXSW.
Mar 24, 2016 near Black R…, AK
Skiers approach "The Hand of God." Ascend the leftmost coulior to gain access to the ridge and other couliors in the photo's center.
Mar 22, 2016 near Black R…, AK
Pit above treeline on Devil May Care.
Mar 25, 2016 near Black R…, AK
Looking back down the skin track above the flats on the ridge. College Glacier below on the right.
Mar 24, 2016 near Black R…, AK
Approximately 5500' elevation on the glacier, things flatten out. From here, use other routes to access the incredible lines that surround you.
Mar 23, 2016 near Black R…, AK