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570 mi 917 km of trail 39 Featured Hikes

Gems 4 Gems Easy Trails 77 Trails Intermediate Trails 87 Trails Hard Trails 47 Trails
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Featured Hikes in Southcentral Alaska - 35

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Favorite Exit Glacier from Harding Ice Field Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Harding Icefield

8.3 mi 13.4 km • Out and Back • 3,073 ft Ascent 936.77 m Ascent

Singletrack Bear Creek, AK

( 29 )
Favorite The east face of South Pioneer Peak just below the summit.
Difficult

South Pioneer Peak Hike

14.2 mi 22.9 km • Out and Back • 7,207 ft Ascent 2196.7 m Ascent

Singletrack Butte, AK

( 5 )
Favorite View of the Cook Inlet from the top of Penguin Peak
Extremely Difficult

Penguin Ridge Traverse

16.2 mi 26.0 km • Point to Point • 7,876 ft Ascent 2400.55 m Ascent

Singletrack Girdwood, AK

( 2 )
Favorite Cook Inlet, Alaska
Intermediate/Difficult

Flattop Mountain

3.0 mi 4.8 km • Loop • 1,244 ft Ascent 379.13 m Ascent

Singletrack Anchorage, AK

( 17 )
Favorite Knoya summit view looking east northeast toward Temptation Peak (and a malamute)
Difficult

Tikishla Peak Loop

14.1 mi 22.6 km • Loop • 5,022 ft Ascent 1530.83 m Ascent

Singletrack Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK

( 2 )
Favorite From the summit of Flattop. Chugach Mountains, Alaska.
Difficult

Flatttop to Ptarmigan Loop

9.4 mi 15.1 km • Loop • 4,135 ft Ascent 1260.28 m Ascent

Singletrack Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK

( 2 )
Favorite Summit photo looking north into Hatcher Recreation Area.
Intermediate/Difficult

Government Peak Climb

2.9 mi 4.7 km • Point to Point • 3,751 ft Ascent 1143.36 m Ascent

Singletrack Fishhook, AK

( 1 )
Favorite Grewingk Light
Intermediate

Glacier Lake Trail

6.5 mi 10.4 km • Loop • 270 ft Ascent 82.42 m Ascent

Singletrack Fritz Creek, AK

( 2 )

Trails in Southcentral Alaska - 172

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2.5 mi 4.0 km #1 Bird Ridge Trail
Girdwood, AK
2.5 mi 4.0 km Girdwood, AK
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Some Mud - Great conditions until 2500ft. Snow and some mud above that point
96 days ago
22.5 mi 36.2 km #2 Crow Pass / Eagle River Trail - Iditarod National Historic Trail
Girdwood, AK
22.5 mi 36.2 km Girdwood, AK
Unknown
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2.9 mi 4.7 km #3 Mt. Alice Ridge Trial
Seward, AK
2.9 mi 4.7 km Seward, AK
Unknown
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4.5 mi 7.2 km #4 Reed Lakes Trail
Fishhook, AK
4.5 mi 7.2 km Fishhook, AK
All Clear
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Dry, Muddy
31 days ago
0.8 mi 1.3 km #5 Flattop Mountain Trail
Anchorage, AK
0.8 mi 1.3 km Anchorage, AK
All Clear
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58 days ago
9.4 mi 15.1 km #6 Turnagain Arm Trail
Anchorage, AK
9.4 mi 15.1 km Anchorage, AK
All Clear
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Dry
12 days ago
4.2 mi 6.8 km #7 Hope Point Trail
Girdwood, AK
4.2 mi 6.8 km Girdwood, AK
All Clear
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33 days ago
5.5 mi 8.9 km #8 South Raina Peak Trail
Eagle River, AK
5.5 mi 8.9 km Eagle River, AK
Unknown
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1.3 mi 2.1 km #9 Worthington Glacier Ridge Trail
Valdez, AK
1.3 mi 2.1 km Valdez, AK
Unknown
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1.9 mi 3.0 km #10 Slaughters Ridge Trail #344
Sterling, AK
1.9 mi 3.0 km Sterling, AK
Unknown
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0.3 mi 0.6 km #11 Lee's Train
Anchorage, AK
0.3 mi 0.6 km Anchorage, AK
Unknown
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2.2 mi 3.6 km #12 Portage Pass Trail
Girdwood, AK
2.2 mi 3.6 km Girdwood, AK
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
54 days ago
2.3 mi 3.7 km #13 Knoya Peak Trail
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
2.3 mi 3.7 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Unknown
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16.1 mi 25.9 km #14 Resurrection River Trail #319
Bear Creek, AK
16.1 mi 25.9 km Bear Creek, AK
Unknown
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2.2 mi 3.5 km #15 Root Glacier Trail
Kennecott, AK
2.2 mi 3.5 km Kennecott, AK
Unknown
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2.6 mi 4.2 km #16 Twin Peaks Trail
Butte, AK
2.6 mi 4.2 km Butte, AK
All Clear
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6 days ago
0.8 mi 1.2 km #17 Abe's Trail
Girdwood, AK
0.8 mi 1.2 km Girdwood, AK
Unknown
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2.2 mi 3.5 km #18 Blacktail Rocks Route
Eagle River, AK
2.2 mi 3.5 km Eagle River, AK
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Some Mud
85 days ago
3.7 mi 5.9 km #19 Bold Peak Route
Butte, AK
3.7 mi 5.9 km Butte, AK
Unknown
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3.9 mi 6.3 km #20 Bonanza Mine Trail
Kennecott, AK
3.9 mi 6.3 km Kennecott, AK
Unknown
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