04/18/2019 – Black Mesa

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." Ralph Waldo Emerson

E. Marquez will lead "Black Mesa" with an estimated duration of 3.5 hours.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the McHugh Creek trailhead.  We will take the ridge up to Black Mesa, then descend to the Turnagain Arm trail and return.

Turnagain Arm

04/11/2019 – Multiple Choice

"...the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility." ~Eleanor Roosevelt

Rob DeVelice will lead "Multiple Choice" with an estimated duration of 2 hours.

Meet at 6:30 pm outside the gate at the McHugh parking area. We will head out on the Turnagain Arm and McHugh Lake trails to a overlook. From there choices will be made on where to proceed.

Turnagain Arm

04/04/2019 – Rays on Rainbow

"Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will." ~Suzy Kassem

Lee Helzer will lead "Rays on Rainbow" with an estimated duration of 3.5 hours.

Meet at 6:30 in the Telephone Pole Rock parking area (on the left after Beluga Point) on the Seward Highway. We will head up to the Turnagain Arm Trail and then diverge onto a ridge heading towards the Black Mesa. From there we will continue with ice ax and micro spikes up the North Face of Rainbow Peak (hopefully) enjoying a beautiful sunset along the way.

From the summit we will take the standard route back to the Turnagain Arm Trail and return to the cars. There are out and back opportunities for those not desiring partaking in the full enchilada.

4/7/2016 - Rays On Rainbow

4/7/2016 - Rays On Rainbow

Turnagain Arm

03/28/2019 – Rabbit Run

"Give me a land of boughs in leaf, A land of trees that stand; Where trees are fallen, there is grief; I love no leafless land." A. E. Housman

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Rabbit Run" with an estimated duration of 3.5 hours.

Meet at the Rabbit lakes trailhead at 6:30.   We will take the direct route to Flattop, then proceed to Flaketop and then back to the trailhead on the main trail.

 

 

The Chugach Front Range

03/21/2019 – Near Point Odyssey

"Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live." ~Mark Twain

E. Marquez will lead "Near Point Odyssey " with an estimated duration of 3 hours.

Meet in the Hillside Park lot on Abbott Road at 6:30 pm. We will proceed up the gas line to Prospect Heights and thence to Near Point and return.

The Chugach Front Range