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Flattop Mountain

Anchorage, AK

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Flattop Mountain is a 3 mile out and back trail located near Anchorage, Alaska and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking & trail running and is accessible from June until August. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Powerline Trail
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7 Completed 3 Reviews

If you have decent snow, park a car at Hilltop Ski Area or Prospect heights and start at Flat Top to access PowerLine trail to north. Four hour ski. At Prospect, head toward stopsign in at road to find trail down to Hilltop. Fun!

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Kennecott Mines
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7 Completed 3 Reviews

This is in Copper River region, but over 100 miles southeast of Copper Center within the Wrangell St.Elias National Park. From the footbridge in Mc Carthy, hike on the road a half mile east, head north. Around a turn to the airport, less than a mile, take Old Wagon trail on left. It parallels the road.
Total about 4.5 miles to the mines in Kennicott.
Go past the mill buildings along the wagon trail on east side of glaciers. Cross two strams, with footbridges, to hike to abandoned Erie mines, another few miles.
Good mountain biking for first 6 miles, gentle slope up. Then, becomes too narrow with glacial till and sharp inclines off trail. Access trails to climb on glacier. At Jumbo Creek can get under glacier, but it's hazardous on warm afternoons especially.

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Bodenburg Butte
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7 Completed 3 Reviews

Worth doing once, but trails are so impacted from overuse, they are eroded, sunken and braided.

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McHugh Peak
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

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Mount Eklutna and Bear Mountain
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

My fiancé and I did decided to go take a walk/hike. The view was just amazing, but at first it was muddy but after a while it was partly gone. It was only during the beginning.

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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

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Bird Ridge
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

Did this hike summer 2013 and it was great

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Thunder Bird Falls
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

Short and easy hike and of course it's Alaska so it's beautiful

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Flattop Mountain
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

Great view! It's pretty tough but once you get to the top.. It's magnificent

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Crow Pass Trail
by Carl V

10 Completed 7 Reviews

Not for the faint of heart.
We went in May of '96. It took three days. We got snowed on at the Raven glacier, spooked a black bear, watched a large brownie chase another brown bear and had to wait to for a moose to let us pass. Spring is a good time to go as it was easy to ford the Eagle River, but the weather can get foul. This is bear country and beaver-fever country, beware!

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