Approaching the Republic of Boulder.
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.
From Anchorage take highway 1 to Glennallen then take highway 4 to Valdez.
Weather station 0.2 miles from here
76 Total Routes
['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',28],['2 Stars',25],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
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Shoot' em Up 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c AK
: Anchorage & South Central A...
: ... : The Tunnel Wall
This is the fourth route from the right. This long route starts up a huge flake and fights through pumpy, overhanging terrain with great holds. This beginning is the crux, then it cuts left onto the vertical face and up some less sustained moves. The upper third portion of the route is once again a long, continuing fight offering many different styles of climbing. Try and not get spit out of the tricky cave moves near the top. Blank face, overwhelming options with hidden tinny ledges, caves,...[more] Browse More Classics in AK
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