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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



Weather station 0.2 miles from here

64 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',19],['3 Stars',33],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',7],['5.7',1],['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:
Bridalveil Falls   WI5     Ice, 5 pitches, 800'   Keystone Canyon
Hung Jury   WI4 R     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 180'   Keystone Canyon
Green Steps   WI5     Ice, 4 pitches, 650'   Keystone Canyon
Simple Twist of Fate   WI5-     Ice, 2 pitches, 250'   Keystone Canyon
Horsetail Falls   WI3     Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 260'   Keystone Canyon
Allice in Wonderland   M6     Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch, 75'   Keystone Canyon Tunnel Wall
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Featured Route For Valdez
Rock Climbing Photo: Ken climbing Allice in Wonderland in the summer.

Allice in Wonderland M6  AK : Anchorage & South Central I... : ... : Keystone Canyon Tunnel Wall
The second to the far right climb on the Tunnel Wall, this route starts by stemming across to a ledge at the first clip. It then follows the bolts straight up to the finish line. Two cruxes are located on the upper half of the route after leaving good rests. This is the easiest route on the face and has a high number of positive holds. This along with closer bolts than some other routes make it a great warm-up or first time dry tool experience. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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Rock Climbing Photo: Does it snow in Valdez? JJ Brooks nearing the summ...
Does it snow in Valdez? JJ Brooks nearing the summ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Topping out on Tidal Wave WI2 above Port Valdez.
Topping out on Tidal Wave WI2 above Port Valdez.
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: 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: Valdez Ice Festival 2014
Valdez Ice Festival 2014
Rock Climbing Photo: Coffee in Valdez. Do they serve tea?
Coffee in Valdez. Do they serve tea?
Rock Climbing Photo: Bridal Veil!
Bridal Veil!
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: Pitch 2 of Green Steps
Pitch 2 of Green Steps

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