Root Glacier Trail
ElevationAscent: 388' 118 m
Descent: -186' -57 m
High: 2,228' 679 m
Low: 2,024' 617 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)
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9.6 mi 15.5 km • Loop • 4,749 ft Ascent 1447.51 m Ascent
Singletrack Kennecott, AK( 1 )
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“A trail providing access to Root Glacier”— Abe H
There are a couple of great camping sites along this trail, which make for great basecamping sites for exploring the area. There are also ranger-led and guide-led tours that start off using this trail.
This trail has an easy / intermediate rating due to its grade and creek crossings.
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