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Valdez Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Rain and Snow, lots of it. Come here to ski/board and bring the ice tools. Classic lines up to 600' right next to the road.

Getting There 

Drive to the south end of the Richardson Hwy.

Climbing Season

For the Anchorage & South Central Ice Climbing area.

Weather station 0.2 miles from here

63 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',19],['3 Stars',32],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',7],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Valdez

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Valdez:
Allice in Wonderland   M6     Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch, 75'   Keystone Canyon Tunnel Wall
Simple Twist of Fate   WI5-     Ice, 2 pitches, 250'   Keystone Canyon
Green Steps   WI5     Ice, 4 pitches, 650'   Keystone Canyon
Hung Jury   WI4 R     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 180'   Keystone Canyon
Bridalveil Falls   WI5     Ice, 5 pitches, 800'   Keystone Canyon
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Featured Route For Valdez
Rock Climbing Photo: Wowie Zowie from across the Mineral Creek Valley. ...

Wowie Zowie WI6  AK : Anchorage & South Central I... : ... : Mineral Creek Ice Climbs
Pitch one starts up a tall section of overhanging ice that lightens up at the top on the left side. A short section brings you to the base of the crux pitch. Climb more steep to overhanging ice to the top of the fetcher, and rap off alders or a v-thread....[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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Rock Climbing Photo: Brian Teale and Tom Evans on Tortilla Flats, Keyst...
Brian Teale and Tom Evans on Tortilla Flats, Keyst...
Rock Climbing Photo: One weekend a year it's this kind of town :)  Than...
One weekend a year it's this kind of town :) Than...
Rock Climbing Photo: Almost the entire route of Green Steps.  A jeff lo...
Almost the entire route of Green Steps. A jeff lo...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bridal Veil!
Bridal Veil!
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 2 of Green Steps
Pitch 2 of Green Steps
Rock Climbing Photo: Coffee in Valdez. Do they serve tea?
Coffee in Valdez. Do they serve tea?
Rock Climbing Photo: Valdez Ice Festival 2014
Valdez Ice Festival 2014
Rock Climbing Photo: Prepping Bridalvail Falls for the 2015 Ice Fest.
Prepping Bridalvail Falls for the 2015 Ice Fest.
Rock Climbing Photo: loves way
loves way
Rock Climbing Photo: Topping out on Tidal Wave WI2 above Port Valdez.
Topping out on Tidal Wave WI2 above Port Valdez.

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