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Elevation: 24 ft 7 m
GPS: 61.13066, -146.35117
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This area encompasses the Valdez and Thompson Pass rock climbing areas. The rock tends to be a little chossy, but the scenery is unbeatable. The majority of the climbing is in the Thompson Pass area, but there is a little to be found in Valdez itself. If you are coming to town bring your gear for a great day out on the rocks.

Getting There Suggest change

From Anchorage take highway 1 to Glennallen then take highway 4 to Valdez.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Valdez Area Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 12
Dragon's Teeth
Sport, Alpine
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 8
Cotter Unlimited
Sport, Alpine
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
The Razors Edge
Sport, Alpine
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 6
Bluebies
Trad, TR, Alpine
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 8
Shits and Giggles
Sport, Alpine
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Serendipity
Sport, Alpine
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 8
Lazy Days
Sport, Alpine
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 4
Ant Eater
Trad, Alpine
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Hammer Time
Sport, Alpine
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Blueberry Crack
Trad, Alpine
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 7
No Floss Necessary
Sport, Alpine
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 9
Hallowed Ground
Sport, Alpine
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 6
Canadian Heat Wave
Sport, Alpine
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Quartzsite's Strike
Sport, Alpine
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 4
Dynosaur
Sport, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dragon's Teeth Valdez Glacier Campgr…
 12
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport, Alpine
Cotter Unlimited Panorama Point
 8
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport, Alpine
The Razors Edge 27 Mile
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, Alpine
Bluebies Blueberry Block
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR, Alpine
Shits and Giggles Valdez Glacier Campgr…
 8
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, Alpine
Serendipity 43 mile crag > Lower Wall
 6
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, Alpine
Lazy Days Valdez Glacier Campgr…
 8
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, Alpine
Ant Eater Tsaina River Gorge Wall
 4
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine
Hammer Time Valdez Glacier Campgr…
 6
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, Alpine
Blueberry Crack Blueberry Block
 6
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine
No Floss Necessary Valdez Glacier Campgr…
 7
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, Alpine
Hallowed Ground Valdez Glacier Campgr…
 9
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, Alpine
Canadian Heat Wave Panorama Point
 6
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, Alpine
Quartzsite's Strike Lookout Rock!!
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, Alpine
Dynosaur Panorama Point
 4
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, Alpine
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