Flattop Mountain Trail
ElevationAscent: 895' 273 m
Descent: -3' -1 m
High: 3,427' 1,044 m
Low: 2,535' 773 m
GradeAvg Grade: 21% (12°)
Max Grade: 63% (32°)
Current trail conditions
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“This is the standard, but more dangerous, trail up Flattop Mountain.”— Abe H
The most common route up begins at the Glen Alps parking lot, and heads up through the hemlock up to Blueberry Loop. At this junction, take a right around the west slopes of Blueberry Knoll to the posted Flattop Mountain Trail turnoff. Continue up the south slopes of Flattop, which is a nice maintained trail that includes wooden steps leading to a saddle. The final approach switchbacks through talus and up to the rocky section that includes the previously mentioned scrambling.
This trail has a difficult rating due to its grade and short scrambling section.
Land Manager: Alaska DNR - Parks and Outdoor Recreation