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892 mi 1,435 km of trail 54 Runs

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gem Favorite Ice calves off of the Margerie Glacier. Photo credit: NPS Photo.

Margerie Glacier

(7) Haines, AK
gem Favorite Harding Ice Field, Seward, Alaska.

Harding Icefield Overlook

(14) Bear Creek, AK
gem Favorite A view from near Eielson Visitor Center, Denali National Park: Photo Credit: NPS Photo/Tim Rains.

Eielson Visitor Center

(8) Healy, AK
gem Favorite A younger dog at the Kennels.

Denali Sled Dog Kennel

(7) Healy, AK
gem Favorite Lynn Canal is gorgeous looking southeast from the summit of Mt. Juneau.

Mt. Juneau Summit

(3) Juneau, AK
gem Favorite Root Glacier access taken in 2014.  Mt. Blackburn is the snow-capped mountain.

Root Glacier

(2) Kennecott , AK
gem Favorite Bonanza Mine ruins

Bonanza Mine

(1) Kennecott , AK
gem Favorite Mendenhall Glacier flowed strongly in 1980. Since then, it has receded about a mile, but it is still beautiful.

Mendenhall Glacier

(5) Juneau, AK

Runs in Alaska - 54

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Favorite Exit Glacier from Harding Ice Field Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Harding Icefield Out and Back

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

(30) Bear Creek, AK
Favorite South summit view looking east with new flag in place
Difficult

South Pioneer Peak Hike

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

(5) Butte, AK
Favorite Just beyond Happy Camp. Beautiful fall colors.
Intermediate/Difficult

The Chilkoot Trail

33.0 mi 53.1 km • Point to Point • 5,805 ft Ascent 1769.32 m Ascent

(8) Haines, AK
Favorite Peering down over Horseshoe Lake. with permission from Rumiana Koynova-Tenchova
Easy/Intermediate

Horseshoe Lake

2.3 mi 3.7 km • Loop • 287 ft Ascent 87.6 m Ascent

(15) Healy, AK
Favorite Savage Canyon View
Intermediate/Difficult

Savage Alpine and River Route

6.0 mi 9.7 km • Point to Point • 1,626 ft Ascent 495.56 m Ascent

(11) Healy, AK
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

(2) Girdwood, AK
Favorite Cook Inlet, Alaska
Intermediate/Difficult

Flattop Mountain

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

(17) Anchorage, AK
Favorite View from Peak 2 looking southeast. Powerline Pass is just below the sun and Ptarmigan Peak is the first peak to the right of the sun.
Difficult

Flatttop to Ptarmigan Loop

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

(3) Elmendo…, AK

Trails in Alaska - 264

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2.5 mi 4.0 km #1Bird Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
2.5 mi 4.0 km Girdwood, AK
23.0 mi 37.1 km #2Crow Pass / Eagle River Trail - Iditarod National Historic Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
23.0 mi 37.1 km Girdwood, AK 14 
4.5 mi 7.2 km #3Reed Lakes Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Fishhook, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
4.5 mi 7.2 km Fishhook, AK
2.9 mi 4.7 km #4Mt. Alice Ridge Trial
Difficult
Seward, AK
Difficult
2.9 mi 4.7 km Seward, AK
4.9 mi 8.0 km #5Mt. Roberts Trail
Difficult
Juneau, AK
Difficult
4.9 mi 8.0 km Juneau, AK
0.8 mi 1.3 km #6Flattop Mountain Trail
Difficult
Anchorage, AK
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Anchorage, AK
2.2 mi 3.5 km #7Root Glacier Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Kennecott, AK
Easy/Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.5 km Kennecott, AK
9.4 mi 15.1 km #8Turnagain Arm Trail
Intermediate
Anchorage, AK
Intermediate
9.4 mi 15.1 km Anchorage, AK
5.5 mi 8.9 km #9South Raina Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Eagle River, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
5.5 mi 8.9 km Eagle River, AK
4.2 mi 6.8 km #10Hope Point Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
4.2 mi 6.8 km Girdwood, AK
1.3 mi 2.1 km #11Worthington Glacier Ridge Trail
Difficult
Valdez, AK
Difficult
1.3 mi 2.1 km Valdez, AK
3.7 mi 6.0 km #12Flattop - Ptarmigan Route
Difficult
Anchorage, AK
Difficult
3.7 mi 6.0 km Anchorage, AK
10.1 mi 16.2 km #13Devil's Creek Trail
Intermediate
Bear Creek, AK
Intermediate
10.1 mi 16.2 km Bear Creek, AK
2.1 mi 3.3 km #14Rock Creek Trail
Intermediate
Healy, AK
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.3 km Healy, AK
1.9 mi 3.0 km #15Slaughters Ridge Trail #344
Difficult
Sterling, AK
Difficult
1.9 mi 3.0 km Sterling, AK
0.3 mi 0.6 km #16Lee's Train
Intermediate/Difficult
Anchorage, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
0.3 mi 0.6 km Anchorage, AK
2.9 mi 4.6 km #17McHugh Peak Trail North
Intermediate/Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
2.9 mi 4.6 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
2.3 mi 3.7 km #18Knoya Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
3.7 mi 5.9 km #19Bold Peak Route
Extremely Difficult
Butte, AK
Extremely Difficult
3.7 mi 5.9 km Butte, AK
16.1 mi 25.9 km #20Resurrection River Trail #319
Intermediate/Difficult
Bear Creek, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
16.1 mi 25.9 km Bear Creek, AK

Photos of Alaska - 545

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Knoya summit view looking east northeast toward Temptation Peak (and a malamute)
Apr 30, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK
Northwestern Glacier
Sep 27, 2017 near Seward, AK
Harding Ice Field, Seward, Alaska.
Jul 20, 2016 near Bear Creek, AK
Tucker Mountain summit looking west at the ridgeline
Apr 30, 2018 near Eagle R…, AK
Summit view looking north toward Knik Arm and Denali.
Feb 15, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK
Westward bound between Matanuska Peak and Lazy Mountain.
Mar 22, 2016 near Lazy Mo…, AK
Reflection Pond delivers a great scene on clear days. Photo credit: NPS Photo/Tim Rains
Sep 8, 2016 near Healy, AK
Fall Tundra in Chugach State Park.
Apr 12, 2016 near Elmendo…, AK

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