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Bridal Veil!

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.


24 Total Routes


['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Valdez:
Green Steps   WI5     Ice, 4 pitches, 650'   Keystone Canyon
Hung Jury   WI4 R     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 180'   Keystone Canyon
Bridalveil Falls   WI5     Ice, 5 pitches, 800'   Keystone Canyon
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Ken climbing Allice in Wonderland.

Allice in Wonderland M6  AK : Anchorage & South Central I... : ... : Keystone Canyon Tunnel Wall
The second to the far right climb on the Tunnel Wall, this route starts by stemming across to a ledge at the first clip. It then follows the bolts straight up to the finish line. Two cruxes are located on the upper half of the route after leaving good rests. This is the easiest route on the face and has a high number of positive holds. This along with closer bolts than some other routes make it a great warm-up or first time dry tool experience. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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Pitch 2 of Green Steps
Pitch 2 of Green Steps
Almost the entire route of Green Steps.  A jeff lowe and john weiland classic
Almost the entire route of Green Steps. A jeff lo...
Coffee in Valdez. Do they serve tea?
Coffee in Valdez. Do they serve tea?
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By Brian Prince
From: morro bay, ca
May 28, 2011

should probably be moved to the "ICE" section