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311 mi 500 km of trail 18 Runs

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 30 Trails Intermediate Trails 44 Trails Hard Trails 23 Trails
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Gems in Kenai Peninsula - 2

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gem Favorite Harding Ice Field, Seward, Alaska.

Harding Icefield Overlook

(14) Bear Creek, AK
gem Favorite Like a sick person's tongue!

Toe of the Glacier

(1) Bear Creek, AK

Runs in Kenai Peninsula - 18

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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 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
Favorite Descending Mt. Marathon Trail in Seward, Alaska.
Extremely Difficult

Mt. Marathon Race Course

3.2 mi 5.2 km • Point to Point • 2,661 ft Ascent 811.04 m Ascent

(2) Seward, AK
Favorite Grewingk Light
Intermediate

Glacier Lake Trail

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

(2) Fritz C…, AK
Favorite View of Rabbit Lake and the Suicides McHugh ridge
Difficult

McHugh Peak - South Flank Trail

8.5 mi 13.7 km • Loop • 4,143 ft Ascent 1262.64 m Ascent

(1) Anchorage, AK
Favorite Cook Inlet, Alaska
Intermediate/Difficult

Black Lake Out-and-Back

8.6 mi 13.8 km • Out and Back • 3,170 ft Ascent 966.15 m Ascent

(1) Elmendo…, AK

Trails in Kenai Peninsula - 79

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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 
2.9 mi 4.7 km #3Mt. Alice Ridge Trial
Difficult
Seward, AK
Difficult
2.9 mi 4.7 km Seward, AK
0.8 mi 1.3 km #4Flattop Mountain Trail
Difficult
Anchorage, AK
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Anchorage, AK
9.4 mi 15.1 km #5Turnagain Arm Trail
Intermediate
Anchorage, AK
Intermediate
9.4 mi 15.1 km Anchorage, AK
4.2 mi 6.8 km #6Hope Point Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
4.2 mi 6.8 km Girdwood, AK
3.7 mi 6.0 km #7Flattop - Ptarmigan Route
Difficult
Anchorage, AK
Difficult
3.7 mi 6.0 km Anchorage, AK
10.1 mi 16.2 km #8Devil's Creek Trail
Intermediate
Bear Creek, AK
Intermediate
10.1 mi 16.2 km Bear Creek, AK
1.9 mi 3.0 km #9Slaughters Ridge Trail #344
Difficult
Sterling, AK
Difficult
1.9 mi 3.0 km Sterling, AK
2.9 mi 4.6 km #10McHugh Peak Trail North
Intermediate/Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
2.9 mi 4.6 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
16.1 mi 25.9 km #11Resurrection River Trail #319
Intermediate/Difficult
Bear Creek, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
16.1 mi 25.9 km Bear Creek, AK
0.8 mi 1.2 km #12Abe's Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Girdwood, AK
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Girdwood, AK
2.0 mi 3.3 km #13Indianhouse Ridge Trail
Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Difficult
2.0 mi 3.3 km Girdwood, AK
4.5 mi 7.3 km #14A1 Ridge, Snowcat Route
Intermediate/Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
4.5 mi 7.3 km Girdwood, AK
0.8 mi 1.2 km #15Flattop Backside Trail
Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.2 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
1.1 mi 1.7 km #16Hideout Trail
Intermediate
Sterling, AK
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Sterling, AK
2.1 mi 3.4 km #17Wolf Run
Easy/Intermediate
Soldotna, AK
Easy/Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Soldotna, AK
0.8 mi 1.2 km #18The Wedge Route
Intermediate
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
1.4 mi 2.2 km #19Penguin Peak Route
Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Difficult
1.4 mi 2.2 km Girdwood, AK
0.9 mi 1.5 km #20Homicide Peak Route
Extremely Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Extremely Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK

Photos of Kenai Peninsula - 133

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Northwestern Glacier
Sep 27, 2017 near Seward, AK
Harding Ice Field, Seward, Alaska.
Jul 20, 2016 near Bear Creek, AK
Grewingk Light
May 27, 2015 near Fritz C…, AK
Summit photo above the fog
Jan 25, 2018 near Girdwood, AK
Grewingk Glacier
May 21, 2015 near Fritz C…, AK
Looking up at the false summit of Homicide Peak from the north. It looks much more menacing than it actually was and less exposed than the backside.
Apr 29, 2019 near Elmendo…, AK
View from top of Hideout Trail
Oct 4, 2018 near Sterling, AK
View along Hideout Trail
Oct 4, 2018 near Sterling, AK

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