Ice Guide : Southcentral : Valdez : Hole in the Wall : Dire Straits

Dire Straits

Rating: WI4+
Length: 50 meters

This route climbs a cicle that rises steeply on a chossy rock wall and ends before reaching the top of the wall.

FA: Roman Dial & Steve Will, February 1982

Anchor: Rap alders to descend.

ALERT: High rock and ice fall potential may exist on this route.

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This route exists on the left, east side of the canyon just inside the narrow part of the canyon.

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Photo: Mike Weber