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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Ant Eater 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b AK
: Anchorage & South Central A...
: ... : Tsaina River Gorge Wall
Start this route by rappelling in off of two bolts located just below the knife edge section of the approach trail. Be careful of a small bee hive that was hanging from some alders that the base in the summer of 2013. Pull the rope and lead up past a bit of moss and onto great rock. Climb past three bolts and a fixed pin. Then plug some gear into a small crack till the rock fades back to face climbing. Past three more bolts and continue on to the anchor....[more] Browse More Classics in AK
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Tools after a day of craging above the duckflats.
A spectacular view from Panorama Point.