Lee Helzer will lead "Black Lake Dip" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.
Meet at Glen Alps for a 6:30 departure. We’ll sneak up Little O’Malley then traverse the Ballfield to Black Lake where the brave will take a chilling dip. We’ll return via the Middle Fork Trail.
Lee Helzer will lead "Highland Cottage Industries " with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Eagle River - South.
Join the Sorrell family for a 6:30 departure from 8182 Stewart Mountain Dr. (the first house on the right on Highland road for their inaugural bushwhack up to the summit of Highland mountain. Park near the detached upper garage and try not to block the main (middle) driveway. A post epic beverage will likely be enjoyed.
Lee Helzer will lead "McHugh Peak" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.
Meet at the lower parking lot of the McHugh Day Use Area for a 6:30 departure. We’ll head up the standard route to McHugh Peak and descend via the same route or an alternate route.
Lee Helzer will lead "Rays on Rainbow" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.
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.
Lee Helzer will lead "Circumnavigation" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in East Anchorage.
Meet at the Hillside parking area just off Abbott for a 6.28pm departure. Note the earlier start time. We will circumnavigate the Far North Bicentennial Park. Finishers will be treated to a delicious slice of pie.