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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

52 Total Routes

['4 Stars',16],['3 Stars',28],['2 Stars',6],['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:
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
Hung Jury, WI4

Hung Jury WI4 R  AK : Anchorage & South Central I... : ... : Keystone Canyon
one of the wildest looking ice climbs you'll ever see. due to the winds that whistle thru the Keystone Canyon, huge 'bells' or 'gargoiles' grow from the walls. weave your way through, past, over, or around them as needed to surmount this Classic route.rappel from slings on 3" alders on the left....[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