Information About

Bridal Veil Falls

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 4' 13" N,
145 ° 53' 37" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Nearest City

Valdez

Tributary to

Lowe River

Elevation

1148 ft (349.91 m)

Technical Rating

WI5

Uses

Ice Climbing

Bridal Veil Falls in Detail.

Getting There

Bridal Veil Falls is located right off the Richardson Highway about 13 miles outside of Valdez. There is a large pull off along the highway and sign visible from the direction of driving to Valdez.

In summer you will need to float the Lowe just upstream and make your way to the other side. In winter, conditions can range from needing to raft across in calmer currents, to walking across through shallow water, or atop a snow bridge and frozen river.

About


Bridal Veil Falls is a main attraction for anyone driving to Valdez. The large waterfall is visible and impressive at any time of year.

Ice Climbing: Bridal Veil Falls is a WI5 rated ice climb. It's a 5-pitch climb to the top. It's shear size, and deep blue ice make it the prominence of Keystone Canyon. It's sister ice fall Greensteps is a close runner up.

Bridal Veil Falls Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Bridal Veil Falls.

Places Near Bridal Veil Falls
Crags:

101 Wall, Republic of Boulder, The Sunny Side,

Flats:

Dutch Flat,

Glaciers:

Bench Glacier, Camicia Glacier, Corbin Glacier, DOT Glacier, Hogback Glacier, Keystone Glacier, Rubin Glacier, Tsina Glacier, Twentyseven Mile Glacier, Worthington Glacier, Wortmanns Glacier,

Routes:

Angel, Bridal Veil Falls (Ice Climb), Cidersicle, Fang Gully, Flying Cloud, Foolagain, Glass Onion, Greensteps, Hanging Tree Left, Hanging Tree Right, Horsetail Falls (Ice Climb), Hung Jury, Mud Slide, Oil Slick, Popsicle Pillar, POS, Simple Twist of Fate, Spring Loaded, The Bight,

Lakes:

Blueberry Lake, Crater Lake, Deep Lake, Thompson Lake, Trap Lake, Worthington Lake,

Locales:

19 Mile Wall, Bald Boy, Bro Bowl, Catchers Mitt, DOT Face, Fracture Canyon, Girls, Heiden View Face, Little Girls, Little Odyssey, Loveland Basin, Mercury, Moonlight Basin, North Odyssey, Road Run, School Bus, Skate Park,

Mountains:

Prospectors Peak, East Peak, Girls Mountain, Hogsback, The Island, Meteorite Mountain, Odessey,

Parks:

Blueberry Lake State Recreation Site,

Mountain Passes:

Thompson Pass,

Peaks:

Acapulco, Mount Bonet, Bronto, Halibut Head, Heidi Peak, Loveland Peak, Repeater Peak, Sapphire, Satellite, Stone Mountain, Tones Temple, Twentyseven Mile Peak, Whistlers Mother,

Streams:

Bear Creek, Bench Creek, Brown Creek, Browns Creek, Cameron Creek, Goat Creek, Sheep Creek, Wortmanns Creek,

Routes:

Browns Creek Trail, DOT Glacier Trail, Little Odessey Trail, Pack Trail of 1899, Thompson Pass Pipeline Access Road, Worthington Glacier Ridge Trail,

Valleys:

Browns Basin, Goat Gully, Heiden Canyon, Keystone Canyon, Snowslide Gulch,

Cities:

Wortmanns,

Waterfalls:

Bridal Veil Falls, Horsetail Falls, Rudleston Falls,