Worthington Glacier Ridge Trail

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 61 ° 10' 0.264" N, 145 ° 42' 52.668" W
  • Region: Thompson Pass
  • Nearest City: Valdez
  • Uses: Hiking
  • Technical Rating: Class 3
  • Length: 1.6 mi (2.57 km)
  • Elevation: 2200 ft (670.56 m) Low: 2200 ft (670.56 m) High: 3900 ft (1188.72 m)
  • Elevation Gain: 1841 ft (561.14 m) Elevation Loss: 141 ft (42.98 m)
  • Average Grade: 23° Min:Max: 59°
  • Steward: Valdez Adventure Alliance
  • Parent: Worthington Glacier


Getting There
The trail head is located at the parking lot for Worthington Glacier, mile 29 on the Richardson Highway.

Worthington Glacier Ridge Trail is a steep trail and it can be potentially dangerous. Many people begin the trail and return before finishing it underestimating the angle of attack. But aside from that the trail offers amazing views of Thompson Pass and Worthington Glacier.


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