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Food & Drink

Kaladi Brother Coffee is a mainstay in Anchorage and offers up plenty of delicious coffee drinks.

For hole-in-the-wall pho, look no further than: Pho Lena

Organic and always good any time of day: Middle Way Cafe

Other options: Moose's Tooth Pizza, Glacier Brewing, Midnight Sun Brewery.

Other Activities

Anchorage is a major launching point for all things Alaska. Climbing, kayaking, boating, wildlife viewing and scenic driving are just a few things that can be done in the area.

Recommended Routes in Anchorage - 16

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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 Difficult

Flatttop to Ptarmigan Loop

9.4 mi 15.1 km 4,135' Up 1260.28 m Up 4,097' Down 1248.69 m Down

Elmendo…, AK
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Favorite View from the summit.
Difficult Difficult

Rainbow Peak

5.6 mi 9.0 km 3,419' Up 1042.03 m Up 3,419' Down 1042.05 m Down

Anchorage, AK
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Favorite Tucker Mountain summit looking west at the ridgeline
Difficult Difficult

Baldy to Mile High

15.3 mi 24.6 km 6,113' Up 1863.38 m Up 5,796' Down 1766.55 m Down

Eagle R…, AK
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Favorite Knoya summit view looking east northeast toward Temptation Peak (and a malamute)
Difficult Difficult

Tikishla Peak Loop

14.1 mi 22.6 km 5,022' Up 1530.83 m Up 5,022' Down 1530.79 m Down

Elmendo…, AK
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Favorite Saddle before the summit of Dome Trail
Difficult Difficult

Kal's Knoya Ridge Run

5.9 mi 9.4 km 3,957' Up 1206.23 m Up 295' Down 89.98 m Down

Elmendo…, AK
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Favorite View of Eagle River.
Difficult Difficult

Rendezvous Peak to Mt. Gordon Lyons

4.6 mi 7.4 km 1,879' Up 572.65 m Up 1,877' Down 572.26 m Down

Elmendo…, AK
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Favorite View from Temptation Peak looking north with Ship Creek to the right and Snowhawk valley to the left.
Difficult Difficult

Temptation Peak via the Dome

18.3 mi 29.4 km 7,078' Up 2157.4 m Up 7,077' Down 2157.12 m Down

Elmendo…, AK
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Favorite View of Rabbit Lake and the Suicides McHugh ridge
Difficult Difficult

McHugh Peak - South Flank Trail

8.5 mi 13.7 km 4,143' Up 1262.64 m Up 4,142' Down 1262.46 m Down

Anchorage, AK
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Favorite Summit photo above the fog
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Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb

2.5 mi 4.0 km 3,255' Up 992.02 m Up 0' Down 0 m Down

Anchorage, AK
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Anchorage Running

  • 168 Miles 271 Kilometers of Trail
  • 16 Recommended Routes
  • 16 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 24 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 44 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Anchorage - 68

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2.5 mi 4.0 km #1Bird Ridge Trail
Difficult Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Difficult Difficult
Girdwood, AK
2.0 mi 3.3 km #2Indianhouse Ridge Trail
Difficult Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Difficult Difficult
Girdwood, AK
2.9 mi 4.6 km #3McHugh Peak Trail North
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
5.5 mi 8.9 km #4South Raina Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Eagle River, AK
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Eagle River, AK
0.8 mi 1.2 km #5Flattop Backside Trail
Difficult Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Difficult Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
1.1 mi 1.8 km #6South Avalanche Mountain Trail
Difficult Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Difficult Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
0.5 mi 0.8 km #7Potter Marsh Trail
Easy Easy
Anchorage, AK
Easy Easy
Anchorage, AK
1.4 mi 2.2 km #8Penguin Peak Route
Difficult Difficult
Girdwood, AK
Difficult Difficult
Girdwood, AK
0.3 mi 0.6 km #9Lee's Train
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Anchorage, AK
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Anchorage, AK
2.3 mi 3.7 km #10Knoya Peak Trail
Difficult Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Difficult Difficult
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK

Photos of Anchorage - 129

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Fall Tundra in Chugach State Park.
Apr 12, 2016 near Elmendo…, AK
Summit photo above the fog
Jan 25, 2018 near Girdwood, 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
Indianhouse ridge looking west toward Falls Creek and South Suicide
Sep 5, 2018 near Girdwood, AK
View from Temptation Peak looking north with Ship Creek to the right and Snowhawk valley to the left.
Jan 23, 2019 near Elmendo…, 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

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