Ice Guide : Southcentral : Valdez : Wortmanns Creek : Peg Leg

Peg Leg

Rating: WI4
Length: 25 meters

Vertical curtain to a little less than vertical ice with great stemming.

FA: Sam Volk, Ryan Sims, Galen Vansant. February 2018

Descent/Anchor: v-thread

Posted by: Sam Volk

ALERT: Avalanche hazard above


Lat/Long: 61.03271316501836, -145.742836949845

Probably not worth bothering unless you have a sled. The river is almost never frozen all the way through the canyon for access. Locals have sometimes built pallett bridges. Located in a little grotto/alcove kinda feature on the north side of the valley.

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Climber on Peg Leg, left. Photo: Sam Volk (2018)
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