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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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Flattop Mountain

Anchorage, AK

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Flattop Mountain
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

It was a good hike with nice views for most of the trail. This was my first hike in Alaska, the top portion seemed to have no clear trail and was a free for all to the top.

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Flattop Mountain
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19 Completed 11 Reviews

If you live in Anchorage its a great after work hike, which I did often.

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Wolverine Peak
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

This was my first hike ever and it was amazing! It's a long one. It took us under 5 hours to the top (lots of small breaks) and maybe an hour and a half back down. This is a workout! Definitely not "active recovery" (if you go all the way to the top). Everything past "the pile of rocks" is a bit difficult in my opinion. One guy ran the whole thing! I wouldn't recommend children to go unless they already hike a good amount.

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Wolverine Peak
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9 Completed 2 Reviews

Made it half way up to an amazing meadow and perfect picnic spot. Would have loved to continue, but the small children (and parents) were ready to head on home. Look forward to completing!

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Thunderbird Falls, Chugiak, ak
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Great hike in Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall.

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Hillside lighted loop
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Great lighted trail for X country skiing. I would rate this an intermediate level trail.

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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Very hilly. Great workout. This app says dogs must be on a leash, but many dogs on the trail were not on leashes. Something to be aware of.

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Powerline to Hidden Lake Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Easy ride on a well maintained trail. No real gut busters. Scenery is great with plenty of wildlife near the lake.

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Wolverine Peak
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

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Flattop Mountain
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7 Completed 7 Reviews

I've done this trail more times than I can count. Because the high traffic during summer forget about seeing any wildlife. This trail offers a wonderfully view of Anchorage, but I would say this trail is moderate, compared to Alaska's less traveled trails. It is steep, and toward the very top one might have to climb a bit. In winter the trail is non-apparent so use whatever method of snow shoeing you prefer, and during winter it's pretty quite with very few on the mountain.

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