09/26/2019 – Rays on Rainbow

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 up the North Face of Rainbow Peak (hopefully) enjoying a beautiful sunset along the way.  Micro spikes may be needed.

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.

08/08/2019 – Bird Ridge Low Down

Rob DeVelice will lead "Bird Ridge Low Down" with a duration of 2 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 in the Bird Ridge Mega-Parking Lot. We will proceed on the paved and wooden trail to the old lot and then head straight up through the woods, meadows, and rock bands to Bird Ridge. From there we will hop across the trail and head down towards Bird Creek and out.

07/18/2019 – Suicide Dip

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Suicide Dip" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Indian trailhead at the end of Boretide Road.  We will follow a classic route over the shoulder of North Suicide to a mountain tarn where we will swim under the evening sun.

06/20/2019 – South Sui

Jesse Gobeli will lead "South Sui" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

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.

06/13/2019 – North Suicide

E. Marquez will lead "North Suicide" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

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.

06/06/2019 – Flipping the Bird

Rob DeVelice will lead "Flipping the Bird " with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

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.

05/30/2019 – Bird Flew

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Bird Flew" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

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.

05/16/2019 – Tortilla Chip

E. Marquez will lead "Tortilla Chip" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 pm at the Windy Corner trailhead on the Seward Highway. The route will follow the Turnagain Arm Trail for a short distance and will then proceed steeply up to Sheep Thrills Ridge via bushwhacking and scrambling. From there we will proceed to a high point (the “Tortilla Chip”). Ultimately, we will drop down to Falls Creek and back to Windy Corner.