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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

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
Green Steps   WI5     Ice, 4 pitches, 650'   Keystone Canyon
Hung Jury   WI4 R     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 180'   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: Green- winter ascent route Red-pipeline road

Girls Glacier 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a  AK : Anchorage & South Central I... : ... : Girls Mt.
Park at mile marker 29 and most likely you will be able to follow a skin track or snow machine track up onto the Girls Glacier. The one big draw back to this area is that it sees a lot of snowmachine traffic(tar-heads) and this can pose a danger as both skinners/climbers and tar-heads use the same avi prone area to access the glacier at 4500ft. On the way down there is ample room to find fresh tracks.The majority of the route meanders through 30-35 deg terrain, the summit pyramid pushes 45 deg....[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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