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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


52 Total Routes


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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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Featured Route For Valdez
Glass Onion is the formation located on the upper canyon wall between Bridalveil and Greensteps.

Glass Onion WI5-  AK : Anchorage & South Central I... : ... : Keystone Canyon
Climb to the base of Simple Twist and access the route by means of a right leaning shelf. Once on the ice climb straight up this beautiful formation and continue to the top of the canyon wall for an unforgettable day....[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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Almost the entire route of Green Steps.  A jeff lowe and john weiland classic
Almost the entire route of Green Steps. A jeff lo...
Pitch 2 of Green Steps
Pitch 2 of Green Steps
Bridal Veil!
Bridal Veil!
Valdez Ice Festival 2014
Valdez Ice Festival 2014
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By Brian Prince
From: morro bay, ca
May 28, 2011

should probably be moved to the "ICE" section