Lee Helzer will lead "Rendezvous Ridge" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in JBER.
Meet at 6:30 pm in the pull out just before the parking lot at the end of Arctic Valley Road. Jesse and Eliseo will lead on Lee’s behalf up Rendezvous Peak then take the ridge back to berry picking if the local critters haven’t got them all. After our mouths are blue and bellies full we’ll descend towards Ship Creek and catch a trail maintained by the local moose and bear population.
See 08/21/2014 – Rendezvous Ridge
E. Marquez will lead "Rabbit Creek Reconnaissance " with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.
Meet at 6:30 pm at the Rabbit Creek Trailhead on Canyon Road. We will drop down and cross Rabbit Creek then head up valley to a point at which we will recross the Creek and return to the parking area via the Rabbit Creek Trail.
Jesse Gobeli will lead "Bird on a Wire" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.
Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Bird Creek Trailhead at the end of Konikson Road. We will cross Penguin Creek on our way to exploring the old mining roads and sights of the Bird Creek area. We will visit the 1965 mustang fastback and the waterfalls of Bird Creek. We will follow the creek upstream for a mile or two before bushwhacking back to the main trail and return.
E. Marquez will lead "Near Point from Hillside Park" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.
Meet at 6:30 pm in the Hillside Park parking lot on Abbott Road. We will take the Gasline Trail to Prospect Heights, then continue to Near Point and return.
Jesse Gobeli will lead "Bird Flew" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.
Meet at 6:30 pm in the Bird Ridge mega parking lot (not the small lot). We will start on the Bird Ridge Trail but will quickly diverge to hidden paths leading to Bird Creek Falls. From there our route will proceed to and up a steep, scrambly, and possibly icy climb to Bird Ridge where we will descend via the main trail. This is a monumental classic.