04/06/2017 – Farewell to Legs

Mike Monterusso will lead "Farewell to Legs" with a duration of 2.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 at Prospect Heights Trailhead. We will move up the powerline and along the South Fork Rim trail while considering the elusive shortcut passage to the Middle Fork Trail. If we are denied, we will head west and return to the parking lot via Hemlock Knob or White Spruce trails.

This will be the final Epic for Mike Monterusso as he will soon depart the wondrous lands of Alaska for the flatlands of Minnesota to pursue new adventures both professional and epic.

10/09/2014 – Nearly There

Mike Monterusso will lead "Nearly There" with a duration of 2.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 at the end of Basher Drive (where Basher turns into Kalmia).  We will NOT be entering military lands, but rather will round the corner and access the trail that leads up the backside of Near Point.  We’ll skirt Near Point and head for the Wolverine trail, then descend the trail toward the Basher trail, pass through the Basher trailhead, and return to our cars via Basher Drive.

09/18/2014 – Fall Couloir Tour

Mike Monterusso will lead "Fall Couloir Tour" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 at the upper Glen Alps parking lot.  We’ll proceed down the Powerline trail and head toward ship pass.  We’ll divert off the trail and head up toward Little O’Malley where we’ll gain access to the ballfield through one of the small saddles.  We’ll return via the “standard” trail bypassing “Nintendo hill”.

07/31/2014 – McHugh 3.0

Mike Monterusso will lead "McHugh 3.0" with a duration of 2.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 at the end of Steamboat Drive (approximate address is 17920 Steamboat Drive, 99516).  We’ll proceed down the access road and make a short climb while dodging bears up to the ridge.  From there we’ll take the ridge toward McHugh Peak and turn around after 1.5-2.0 hours before returning via the same route.

07/03/2014 – McNasty Blast

Mike Monterusso will lead "McNasty Blast" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 at the lower level of the McHugh Trail Head parking lot.  We’ll take the McHugh trail back about 3 miles and look to gain access to the McHugh ridge line.  From there we’ll follow the ridge line back to the west, descend the “usual” scree field, and return via the main trail.