Infinite Spur, Mount Foraker Alaska Grade 6, 5.9, M5, AI 4

   
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Alaska, USA

  • Currently 5.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 5-8 days
Approach time: 10-16 hours
Descent time: 2 days
Number of pitches: N/A
Height of route: On route: 9,400’
Overview
The Infinite Spur is Alaska’s ultimate test-piece and one of the world’s finest alpine challenges. This aesthetic aręte soars nearly nine thousand feet directly up the south face of the second highest mountain in the range, providing a uniquely safe passage up a wall of total chaos. The extended length and extreme commitment required make this route a formidable and intimidating endeavor. However, the rewards of climbing such a perfect line on this incredibly complex mountain are immeasurable. This route has been a distinguishing highlight in the lives of each alpinist that has completed it.
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Source: SuperTopo Guidebook Staff Last update: January 9, 2013
Mount Foraker - Infinite Spur Alaska Grade 6, 5.9, M5, AI 4 - Alaska, USA. Click to Enlarge
The route follows the stunning center ridge.
Photo: Mike Gauthier
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The route follows the stunning center ridge.
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