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Primrose Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

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8.3 mile 13.4 kilometer point to point
91% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,912' 583 m
Descent: -331' -101 m
High: 2,159' 658 m
Low: 440' 134 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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A multi-use trail (running/hiking and mountain biking) used to access Lost Lake from the north.

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Description

This scenic trail begins at the Primrose Campground on the southern end of Kenai Lake and climbs ~1,700 ft to Lost Lake at the base of Mt. Ascension. At this point, the Primrose Trail connects to the USFS Lost Lake Summer Trail which descends to the Bear Creek Trailhead while providing views (on a clear day) of Seward and Resurrection Bay.

This trail is most commonly used to run from Primrose to Bear Creek with a car shuttle.

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Jun 21, 2019
Hunter Thompson
8.3mi — 20h 30m

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  4.6 from 5 votes

#2

in Bear Creek

#5266

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#2

in Bear Creek

#64

in Alaska

#5,266

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This is at the end of the Lost Lake trial in the Chugach National Forest.
Nov 14, 2015 near Bear Creek, AK
Halo in the ice fog
Jan 25, 2018 near Bear Creek, AK
Trail view looking west toward Mt. Ascension.
Jan 25, 2018 near Bear Creek, AK

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