Ice Guide : Southcentral : Valdez : Mineral Creek : Wowie Zowie

Wowie Zowie

Rating: WI6
Length: 120 meters

The first pitch consists of a long section of overhanging ice that retreats in angle on the left side. A shorter section leads up to the base of the final crux pillar that continues to deliver more steep overhanging ice. First ascent party chopped out a belay to the right of the final pillar to allow access on to the final pillar.

FA: Andrew Embick & Carl Tobin, 1981

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 approximately 2 miles above the steel bridge on the east rock wall of Mineral Creek.

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