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Gems in Alaska - 14

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

Margerie Glacier

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

Harding Icefield Overlook

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

Eielson Visitor Center

(9) 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

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

Root Glacier

(2) Kennecott , AK
gem Favorite A shot from Picnic Rock showing the Sisters on the left, Arrowhead in the center, and Bear Mountain above Silver Bay on the right.

Picnic Rock on Mount Verstovia

(2) Sitka, 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
gem Favorite Reflection Pond delivers a great scene on clear days. Photo credit: NPS Photo/Tim Rains

Reflection Pond

(6) Healy, AK
gem Favorite Fall at Polychrome Overlook. with permission from David Broome

Polychrome Overlook

(5) Healy, AK
gem Favorite No Photos

Triple Lakes

(2) Healy, AK
gem Favorite Mount Denali on a rare clear day

Stony Hill Scenic Overlook

(1) Healy, AK
gem Favorite Like a sick person's tongue!

Toe of the Glacier

(1) Bear Creek, AK

Recommended Routes in Alaska - 69

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Favorite Peering down over Horseshoe Lake. with permission from Rumiana Koynova-Tenchova
Intermediate

Horseshoe Lake

2.3 mi 3.7 km 287' Up 87.6 m Up 287' Down 87.58 m Down

Healy, AK
Favorite Tundra and mountains in Denali National Park. with permission from David Broome
Intermediate

Mom's Polychrome Picnic Loop

2.7 mi 4.3 km 283' Up 86.11 m Up 273' Down 83.32 m Down

Healy, AK
Favorite Toklat River Bar, Denali National Park. Photo credit: NPS Photo/Jacob W. Frank
Easy

Toklat River Out and Back

1.8 mi 2.8 km 72' Up 21.99 m Up 72' Down 21.86 m Down

Healy, AK
Favorite Denali National Park
Intermediate

Thorofare Pass

6.1 mi 9.8 km 1,024' Up 312.23 m Up 1,022' Down 311.64 m Down

Healy, AK
Favorite Savage Canyon View
Intermediate/Difficult

Savage Alpine and River Route

6.0 mi 9.7 km 1,626' Up 495.56 m Up 1,788' Down 545.08 m Down

Healy, AK
Favorite View from the Mt. Healy Overlook Trail.
Difficult

Mt. Healy Out and Back

4.8 mi 7.7 km 1,609' Up 490.42 m Up 1,609' Down 490.41 m Down

Healy, AK
Favorite Train
Intermediate

Triple Lakes Out and Back

15.0 mi 24.1 km 2,172' Up 661.91 m Up 2,172' Down 661.91 m Down

Healy, AK
Favorite From the starting line. Starting with a 200 ft climb
Difficult

Equinox Marathon

27.0 mi 43.5 km 3,596' Up 1096.1 m Up 3,592' Down 1094.92 m Down

College, AK
Favorite Looking up the ridgeline to the summit of Mount Healy from atop the first climb.
Difficult

Mount Healy from Bison Gulch

6.9 mi 11.1 km 4,058' Up 1236.87 m Up 4,061' Down 1237.77 m Down

Healy, AK

Alaska Running

  • 1,620 Miles 2,608 Kilometers of Trail
  • 69 Recommended Routes
  • 14 Gems Gems
  • 119 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 206 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 152 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Alaska - 408

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0.8 mi 1.3 km #1Eielson Alpine Trail
Difficult
Healy, AK
Difficult
Healy, AK
1.8 mi 2.8 km #2Bike Path
Easy
Healy, AK
Easy
Healy, AK
0.6 mi 0.9 km #3Blueberry Hill
Easy/Intermediate
Healy, AK
Easy/Intermediate
Healy, AK
2.5 mi 4.0 km #4McKinley Bar Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Healy, AK
Easy/Intermediate
Healy, AK
1.3 mi 2.1 km #5McKinley Station Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Healy, AK
Easy/Intermediate
Healy, AK
0.3 mi 0.6 km #6Meadow View Trail
Intermediate
Healy, AK
Intermediate
Healy, AK
0.7 mi 1.1 km #7Mountain Vista Trail
Easy
Healy, AK
Easy
Healy, AK
2.0 mi 3.1 km #8Mt. Healy Trail
Difficult
Healy, AK
Difficult
Healy, AK
3.0 mi 4.8 km #9Angel Rocks Trail
Difficult
Eielson Air Force Base, AK
Difficult
Eielson Air Force Base, AK
10.8 mi 17.4 km #10Tolovana Hot Springs Trail
Easy
Ester, AK
Easy
Ester, AK

Photos of Alaska - 662

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Harding Ice Field, Seward, Alaska.
Jul 20, 2016 near Bear Creek, AK
Reflection Pond delivers a great scene on clear days. Photo credit: NPS Photo/Tim Rains
Sep 8, 2016 near Healy, AK
Northwestern Glacier
Sep 27, 2017 near Seward, AK
Summit view looking north toward Knik Arm and Denali.
Feb 15, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK
Tucker Mountain summit looking west at the ridgeline
Apr 30, 2018 near Eagle R…, AK
Knoya summit view looking east northeast toward Temptation Peak (and a malamute)
Apr 30, 2018 near Elmendo…, AK
A view of Lake George and Colony Glacier while on top of the moraine.
Jul 6, 2018 near Butte, AK
The Shores of Kenai Fjords
Apr 2, 2020 near Seward, AK