50 Hikes around Anchorage

50 Hikes around Anchorage

by Lisa Maloney
50 Hikes around Anchorage

50 Hikes around Anchorage

by Lisa Maloney

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Overview

A hiker’s companion to the best treks within striking distance of Alaska’s largest city


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781682682913
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 07/09/2019
Series: Explorer's 50 Hikes
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,084,344
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Lisa Maloney is an avid hiker and snowshoer who has lived in Anchorage, Alaska, since 1988. As the outdoors columnist for the Anchorage Press, Maloney has had the opportunity to document popular local hikes as well as little-known gems.

Table of Contents

Hikes at a Glance 10

Introduction 14

I South of Anchorage 29

1 North Face Trail 30

2 Alyeska Bowl Trails 35

3 Winner Creek 40

4 Virgin Creek Falls 44

5 Raven Glacier/Crow Pass 47

6 California Creek Trail and the Beaver Pond Trail 50

7 Bird Ridge 54

8 Falls Creek 58

9 Bird To Gird 63

10 Rainbow Knob 67

11 Morning Star Gully 71

12 Turnagain Arm Trail 75

II Anchorage Bowl 81

13 Mchugh Peak 82

14 Rabbit Lake to Mchugh Lake 85

15 Flattop Back Side 89

16 Flattop Front Side 92

17 Powerline Pass/Indian Valley 97

18 Little O'Malley Peak 102

19 Williwaw Lakes 106

20 Hidden Lake/The Ramp/The Wedge 109

21 Middle Fork Loop 113

22 South Fork Rim to White Spruce Trail 117

23 Near Point 121

24 Wolverine Peak 125

25 Spencer Loop 129

26 Campbell Tract 133

27 Jodhpur Bluff Trail 138

28 Coastal Trail, Kincaid Beach, And Inside The Slide 141

29 Campbell Creek Estuary 148

III North of Anchorage 151

30 Mount Gordon Lyon 152

31 Rendezvous Peak and Ridge 155

32 Barbara Falls/South Fork Falls 160

33 Baldy/Blacktail Rocks/Vista Peak/Roundtop 164

34 Mile Hi Saddle/Iron Nipple/Mount Magnificent 168

35 Eagle and Symphony Lakes/Hanging Valley 172

36 Harp Mountain 177

37 North Fork Eagle River 181

38 Albert And Rodak Loops 183

39 Dew Mound/Dew Lake 188

40 Icicle Creek 192

41 Beach Lake Trails 196

42 Ptarmigan Valley 201

43 Bear Mountain and Mount Eklutna 205

44 Edmonds and Mirror Lakes 208

45 Thunderbird Falls 213

46 Eydlu Bena Loop And Eklutna Lakeside Trail 216

47 Twin Peaks/Pepper Peak 221

48 Reflections Lake 226

49 Bodenburg Butte 229

50 Wasilla Creek 233

Appendix A Additional Resources/Contact Information 237

Appendix B Recommended Reading 239

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