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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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Crow Pass Trail
by Carl VonCrist

7 Completed 0 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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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
by Carl VonCrist

7 Completed 0 Reviews

Great paved bike trail. Great to watch sunsets, planes, whales, Northern Lights.

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Flattop Mountain
by Carl VonCrist

7 Completed 0 Reviews

Great views, great experience. Some steep climbing involved. A must-do when in Anchorage.

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Historic Iditarod (Crow Pass) Trail
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10 Completed 2 Reviews

Completed the hike starting on the Eagle River side around mid August 2014. It's a 10-12 hour day so we started in the dark around 4:45am to get to the Double Muskee for dinner on other side in Girdwood before they closed.
One of the most amazing hikes I've ever done. Wasn't hard, just long. Encountered high waters and lots of high wind in the pass (out of the norm) that ate into our time, but nothing that didn't add to the spirit of the adventure.

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Lazy Mountain and Matanuska Peak Trail
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10 Completed 2 Reviews

9/1/14-One the best hikes because of ease and company. We took our time. Went to the end of Smith road. Went through the valley and all the way up to top of Mat-Su Peak. Worth every second. Took11 hours with talking time and snack stop. Great practice peak for Pioneer. Next time, I'm going to summit Lazy and walk the ridge line over to Mat-Su Peak.

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Bodenburg Butte
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33 Completed 33 Reviews

Wow the views from this hike. Definitely worth it but not a leisurely climb. Make sure to bring a camera for some epic pics.

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Mill Loop Trail
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33 Completed 33 Reviews

We just did this trail and the road was closed which gives you an additional couple of miles to walk in snow. It was surprisingly busy for being closed. We saw another 30 people. Which makes me scared to think of how busy this might be when the mill is open to the public. The mill has a lot of fascinating historical information. The destination we used in our alltrails app is not the correct one for getting here unfortunately so we drove an extra half hour that we didn't need to. Make sure you cross reference the location for this hike.

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Portage Pass
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16 Completed 8 Reviews

easy out and back with great views. very very fun hike. check out the Buckner building while there too pretty cool

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Exit Glacier and Harding Ice Field
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16 Completed 8 Reviews

fun trail kind of strenuous at times venture off the path down to the glacier and you will see how big the glacier really is.

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Chena Dome Trail
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16 Completed 8 Reviews

very fun hike, only got to scratch the surface of the hike due to loss of daylight but definitely a fun hike

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