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202 mi 324 km of trail 25 Runs

Easy Trails 23 Trails Intermediate Trails 43 Trails Hard Trails 32 Trails
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Runs in Chugach State Park - 25

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Favorite Fall Tundra in Chugach State Park.
Intermediate/Difficult

Crow Pass / Eagle River Trail - Iditarod National Historic Trail

23.0 mi 37.1 km • Point to Point • 3,013 ft Ascent 918.26 m Ascent

(14) Girdwood, 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 Knoya summit view looking east northeast toward Temptation Peak (and a malamute)
Difficult

Tikishla Peak Loop

14.1 mi 22.6 km • Loop • 5,022 ft Ascent 1530.83 m Ascent

(2) Elmendo…, AK
Favorite Summit view looking south toward Flute and Organ Glaciers.
Extremely Difficult

Cumulus Mountain

9.5 mi 15.3 km • Out and Back • 4,371 ft Ascent 1332.23 m Ascent

(2) Eagle R…, AK
Favorite Summit view looking north toward Knik Arm and Denali.
Intermediate/Difficult

Harp Mountain

3.2 mi 5.1 km • Out and Back • 2,593 ft Ascent 790.43 m Ascent

(1) Eagle R…, AK
Favorite View of Eklutna Lake and Bold Peak from the Pepper Peak trail.
Extremely Difficult

Eklutna High Ridge Traverse

25.7 mi 41.4 km • Loop • 9,750 ft Ascent 2971.79 m Ascent

(1) Butte, AK

Trails in Chugach State Park - 73

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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
0.8 mi 1.3 km #2Flattop Mountain Trail
Difficult
Anchorage, AK
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Anchorage, AK
9.4 mi 15.1 km #3Turnagain Arm Trail
Intermediate
Anchorage, AK
Intermediate
9.4 mi 15.1 km Anchorage, AK
5.5 mi 8.9 km #4South Raina Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Eagle River, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
5.5 mi 8.9 km Eagle River, AK
3.7 mi 6.0 km #5Flattop - Ptarmigan Route
Difficult
Anchorage, AK
Difficult
3.7 mi 6.0 km Anchorage, AK
2.9 mi 4.6 km #6McHugh 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 #7Knoya 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 #8Bold Peak Route
Extremely Difficult
Butte, AK
Extremely Difficult
3.7 mi 5.9 km Butte, AK
2.6 mi 4.2 km #9Twin Peaks Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Butte, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
2.6 mi 4.2 km Butte, AK
2.2 mi 3.5 km #10Blacktail Rocks Route
Difficult
Eagle River, AK
Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Eagle River, AK
2.0 mi 3.3 km #11Indianhouse Ridge Trail
Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Difficult
2.0 mi 3.3 km Girdwood, AK
3.5 mi 5.6 km #12Bold Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Butte, AK
Intermediate/Difficult
3.5 mi 5.6 km Butte, AK
1.8 mi 2.9 km #13Pepper Peak Trail
Difficult
Butte, AK
Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km Butte, AK
1.5 mi 2.4 km #14Near Point Trail - South Ridge
Intermediate
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, 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
0.8 mi 1.2 km #16The 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 #17Penguin Peak Route
Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Difficult
1.4 mi 2.2 km Girdwood, AK
1.7 mi 2.7 km #18Basher Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
0.9 mi 1.5 km #19Homicide Peak Route
Extremely Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Extremely Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
1.6 mi 2.6 km #20Rainbow Peak Trail
Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK

Photos of Chugach State Park - 121

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Knoya summit view looking east northeast toward Temptation Peak (and a malamute)
Apr 30, 2018 near Elmendo…, 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
Fall Tundra in Chugach State Park.
Apr 12, 2016 near Elmendo…, AK
View of Eklutna Lake and Bold Peak from the Pepper Peak trail.
Apr 1, 2019 near Butte, AK
Summit photo above the fog
Jan 25, 2018 near Girdwood, 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
Indianhouse ridge looking west toward Falls Creek and South Suicide
Sep 5, 2018 near Girdwood, AK

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