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Knoya Peak Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

2.3 mile 3.7 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,921' 586 m
Descent: -275' -84 m
High: 4,569' 1,393 m
Low: 2,665' 812 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 18% (10°)
Max Grade: 56% (29°)

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A ridge hike from the Dome to the summit of Knoya Peak.

Abe H

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JBER recreational pass and check-in required.

Need to Know

This trail system is entirely on JBER military land and requires a $10 annual recreation pass permit, which can be purchased online at jber.isportsman.net/. You must also sign in and out as you enter and exit the area. There are times that training exercises are being held, closing the area off, and closures are also posted on the website.

Description

Knoya Peak rises up to about 4,600 ft. above sea level and is a very prominent peak in the Chugach front range skyline. From the end of the Dome Trail, continue east-southeast along the ridgeline up to the top of Knoya, where the ridgeline forks. Heading north takes you to Kanchee Peak, and heading southeast takes you to Tikishla Peak.

This trail has an intermediate/difficult rating for its steep grade.

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Apr 14, 2018
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Knoya summit view looking east northeast toward Temptation Peak (and a malamute)
Apr 30, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK
Dome Trail summit looking at the start
Mar 23, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK
Summit of Dome Trail looking at the next peak
Mar 23, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK
One hardcore mini-poodle. Knoya Peak, Alaska.
Mar 22, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK

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