"The person who is brutally honest enjoys the brutality quite as much as the honesty." ~Richard J. Needham
E. Marquez will lead "Rabid Rabbit" with an estimated duration of 4.5 hours.
Meet at 6:30 pm at the Rabbit Creek Trailhead on Canyon Road. We will proceed up the main trail to the north shore of Rabbit Lake. From there we will ascend to the ridge and down to Powerline Pass. We will follow the Powerline Trail to a point about even with Peak Two. We will hop over the ridge back to the start/finish.
The Chugach Front Range
"Above anything, welcome silence, for it brings fruits that no tongue can speak of, neither can it be explained" St Isaac the Syrian
Jesse Gobeli will lead "South Sui" with an estimated duration of 4 hours.
Meet at the Rainbow trailhead at 6:30. We will follow hidden trails to the headwaters of Rainbow creek, where we will ascend directly to the summit of South Suicide. Our return trip will follow either the east or west ridge for a loop route, depending on the desires of the participants.
"Speak when you are angry and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret." ~source obscure
E. Marquez will lead "North Suicide" with an estimated duration of 4 hours.
Meet at 6:30 pm at the Falls Creek Trailhead on the Seward Highway. We will ascend by trail and cross country to the ridge above Windy Gap. We will not ascend South Suicide Peak but will instead descend to Windy Gap via a sheep trail. Following an ascent of North Suicide Peak we will reverse the route.
Jessie and Eliseo frolicking through a field of fireweed.
"I wake up ever morning new, free as a bird." ~Ashley Cole
Rob DeVelice will lead "Flipping the Bird " with an estimated duration of 3 hours.
Meet at 6:30 pm at the Bird Valley Trailhead at the end of Konikson Road in Bird. We will leave a vehicle there and car pool to the start along the Bird to Gird Bike Path. From there we will bushwack steeply up towards the tower on Penguin Ridge and out via the Penguin Peak Trail.
"On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow." Friedrich Nietzsche
Jesse Gobeli will lead "Bird Flew" with an estimated duration of 3.5 hours.
Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Bird Creek Mega Parking Lot in the old rock quarry. We will take the all time classic Bird Flew route – Bird Creek to Ridge and return.