Valhalla is on the divide between the Nelchina, Harvard and Columbia Glaciers. The easiest approaches are from the upper Nelchina and the Columbia Glaciers. Valhalla's primary difficulties lie with the weather since this part of the Chugach is the destination of every storm that crosses the Gulf of Alaska. It receives a lot of snow.
|Difficulty:||Basic Snow/Ice Climb|
|Year first climbed:||1957|
|First successful climber(s):||Vin Hoeman|
|Nearest major airport:||Anchorage|
Thanks to Earl Redman for adding this peak.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
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- Log #21788 - by Earl Redman on Oct 12, 2009In early March, 1983, we flew into the head of the west branch of the Nelchina Glacier to climb Valhalla. We followed the east ridge to the summit with few difficulties except for some nice...