Ptarmigan Valley Trail
ElevationAscent: 2,966' 904 m
Descent: -181' -55 m
High: 3,201' 976 m
Low: 417' 127 m
GradeAvg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 29% (16°)
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“This is primarily used as a snow machine trail (multi-use) to access Ptarmigan Valley.”— Matt Freeman
Eventually the alders give way to grass and spruce. About halfway up the mountain, find a post that marks a singletrack summer trail. Later in the season, the grass gets quite high and obscures the trail in many places. The summer trail avoids some bogs. Eventually, the trails merge with a sign at the junction. Continue climbing and finally find the surrounding terrain visible. Come to a pedestrian-only bridge where the snow machines are allowed to go off trail.
I added this trail to provide a navigation mark for traversing from Mount Baldy -- best done as a shuttle.
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Land Manager: USFS - Chugach National Forest Office
Sep 10, 2019: gencies Open Areas to the Public for Recreation Access