Ice Guide : Southcentral : Valdez : Mineral Creek : Kayaker's Delight

Kayaker's Delight

Rating: WI4
Length: 55 meters

This route usually consists of thin ice conditions over visible running water. As such, waiting to access this route until it is cold is good advice.

FA: Ken Leary & Mark Lockwood, 1985

Anchor: Alders are available for a rappel.

ALERT:  This route like most in the area exists is prone to avalanches. Pay attention to the snow conditions before accessing this route.


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This route is approximatley 3 miles up the Mineral Creek Road on the east side of the canyon at a fork in the river where kayaks may put in.

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Photo: Mike Weber