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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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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
by Carl VonCrist

9 Completed 7 Reviews

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

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Flattop Mountain
by Carl VonCrist

9 Completed 7 Reviews

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

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Flattop Mountain
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

Really fun. There was a lot of traffic along the trail, but everyone was really friendly. Unbelievable views from the top. A must do, if you are around anchorage.

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Flattop Mountain
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Came up here with my uncle for an afternoon hike. He only went to the first saddle and left me to carry on by myself. AWESOME view of Anchorage. Would recommend to teens and up because some parts of the trail were loose shale and granite and I saw at least five people trip and eat it. Overall, fun hour'ish long trip and good for tourists because of relative ease

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Flattop Mountain
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3 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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10 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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