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.
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The Razors Edge 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a AK : Anchorage & South Central A... : ... : 27 Mile
This striking arete feature will likely be the first thing you notice. A hard move off the ground leads to a spectacular section of barn door laybacks. Finish up on cruiser jugs to a two bolt anchor. There is an enjoyable variation that breaks left to the anchor of Karen's Crack. Make sure to bring a couple runners for this. ...[more] Browse More Classics in AK
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