Information About

Mount Francis

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Mount Francis on The Map

Location

61 ° 2' 30" N,
146 ° 12' 22" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Nearest City

Valdez

Elevation

5082 ft (1548.99 m)

Uses

Mount Francis in Detail.

Getting There

Mount Francis is right near Valdez. You can get a helicopter flight if you want to take a run on it, or you can hop in a car drive 10 mins from downtown and start hiking.

About

2.5 mi. SW of Washbowl Basin, 5 mi. SE of Valdez, Chugach Mts.

If you're looking to ski it Dean Cummings did a first descent on the mountain and has some words to say on it here.

History

Named in 1898 by Captain W. R. Abercrombie, USA.

Named in 1898 by American Captain W.R. Abercrombie.

Mount Francis Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Mount Francis.

Places Near Mount Francis
Basins:

Washbowl Basin,

Bays:

Fish Bay,

Capes:

Jackson Point,

Cities:

Valdez,

Crags:

Valdez Glacier Campground Wall, Lookout Rock, Panorama Point,

Dams:

Solomon Gulch Dam A, Solomon Gulch Dam B, Solomon Lake Dam,

Flats:

Duck Flats,

Glaciers:

Camicia Glacier, G-g-g-g-g Glacier, Johnson Glacier, Rubin Glacier, Silver Glacier,

Routes:

Wowie Zowie,

Islands:

Ammunition Island, Mineral Creek Islands,

Lakes:

Allison Lake, Crater Lake, Deep Lake, Robe Lake, Solomon Gulch Lake, Solomon Lake, Valdez Glacier Lake,

Locales:

Airport Chute, Area 51, Cabell Chute, Chuck Chute, Chuck Junior, Delta Chute, Grant Chute, Jago Chute, Lookout Bowl, Lucky 13, Runner's Delight, Sentinel, Sheepshead Chute, Tombstone Wall,

Mountains:

Prospectors Peak, Abercrombie Mountain, Mount Denson, East Peak, Mount Francis, Hogsback, Mount Kate, Mummy Mountain, Sugarloaf Mountain, West Peak,

Peaks:

Benzene, Bob's Knob, Mount Bonet, Comstock, Embick, Heidi Peak, High Back, Snow Dome, Titan Chair,

Rivers:

Lowe River, Robe River,

Routes:

Lazy Days, No Floss Necessary, Route number 1, Route number 3, Trim the Bush, Wet Finish,

Routes:

Dragon's Teeth, Route number 2,

Streams:

Abercrombie Creek, Allison Creek, Brevier Creek, Cameron Creek, Camicia Creek, Canyon Slough, Corbin Creek, Crooked Creek, Dayville Creek, Dead Creek, East Fork Mineral Creek, Glacier Creek, Goat Creek, Horsetail Creek, Mineral Creek, Slater Creek, Valdez Glacier Stream, Wood Creek,

Routes:

Area 51 Access Trail, Dayville Power Line Trail, Dock Point Trail, Mount Francis Winter Trail, High School Hill, High School Hill to Summit Trail, High School Hill Water Tower Trail, Hogsback Trail, Homestead Trail, John Hunter Memorial Trail, Levee to Valdez Glacier Trail, Lost Toque Trail, Mineral Creek East Trail, Mineral Creek Stamp Mill Trail, Mineral Creek West Trail, Northern Robe Lake Trail, River Drive Trail, Robe River Hogsback Access Trail, Shoup Bay Trail, Solomon Gulch Valdez Overlook Spur, Southern Robe Lake Trail, Valdez Bike Path, Valdez Overlook Trail,

Valleys:

Abercrombie Gulch, Goat Gully, Solomon Gulch, Sulphide Gulch,

Cities:

Old Valdez,