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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



Weather station 0.2 miles from here

53 Total Routes

['4 Stars',18],['3 Stars',26],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Valdez:
Simple Twist of Fate   WI5-     Ice, 2 pitches, 250'   Keystone Canyon
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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Featured Route For Valdez
Ken climbing Shoot'em Up at The Tunnel Wall.

Shoot' em Up M7  AK : Anchorage & South Central I... : ... : Keystone Canyon Tunnel Wall
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. Blank face, overwhelming options with hidden tiny ledges, caves, cracks, and pockets make this a great route. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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Valdez Ice Festival 2014
Valdez Ice Festival 2014
Almost the entire route of Green Steps.  A jeff lo...
Almost the entire route of Green Steps. A jeff lo...
Coffee in Valdez. Do they serve tea?
Coffee in Valdez. Do they serve tea?
Bridal Veil!
Bridal Veil!
loves way
loves way

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By Brian Prince
From: morro bay, ca
May 28, 2011
should probably be moved to the "ICE" section
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