09/24/2020 – 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.

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.

09/10/2020 – Penguin Peak

Anne Ver Hoef will lead "Penguin Peak" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30pm at trailhead:  turn left off Seward Hwy on Konikson Rd (past Bird Creek trailhead and campground) and go to the end of the dirt road to large parking lot.  This is an out-and-back of 6.3 miles and elevation gain of over 4000 ft.  Be prepared for a climb!  May bring a headlamp, just in case.

09/03/2020 – Harp Mountain

E. Marquez will lead "Harp Mountain" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Eagle River - South.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the South Fork Eagle River Trailhead.   We will take the main trail to the Hanging Valley, then ascend Harp Mountain and return.

08/27/2020 – See Me, Feel Me

Jesse Gobeli will lead "See Me, Feel Me" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Prospect Heights trailhead.  We will take the middle fork trail to just below Rusty Point where we will quickly diverge for the high point.  We will proceed along the ridge to Wolverine with a return over Near Point.

08/13/2020 – 907 Goat

Lee Helzer will lead "907 Goat" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 14815 Echo Canyon Rd. off of Canyon Rd. for a 6:30 departure.  Park by the basketball hoop past the driveway.  Please keep dogs on leash at the house due to cats on the loose.

We will take a quick jaunt down Eva’s trail, then sneak back up to Canyon Rd. on the secret trail.  From the trailhead we will head up Peak 3 and follow the ridge back to Ptarmigan pass, then drop down to the Powerline trail.  We will follow the Powerline trail  for a bit before we B-line to Canyon Rd. via the pass between Flattop and Peak 2.  Canyon Rd. will take us back to the start.  If we so choose we can record our names on the finisher clipboard.

See this link for details: https://www.strava.com/activities/3885342193

 

08/06/2020 – Sheep Thrill Plus

E. Marquez will lead "Sheep Thrill Plus" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at the Falls Creek trail head for a 6:30 departure.  We will follow Sheep Thrills ridge up then continue the ridge back toward South Suicide.  At the most opportune time we will sneak down to the main trail and return.

07/30/2020 – Double Bypass

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Double Bypass" with a duration of 4.5 hours somewwhere in Eagle River - North.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Ptarmigan trailhead in Chugiak.  We will follow the main trail up the valley, ascend Blacktail Rocks and then Roundtop to complete a loop back to the main trail.

07/23/2020 – The Ramp

E. Marquez will lead "The Ramp" with a duration of 4.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Glen Alps trailhead.  We will take the trail to Hidden Lake, then ascend to the ridgeline and traverse to the Ramp.  We will return by the main trail.

07/16/2020 – Ninja Ridge

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Ninja Ridge" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Rabbit Lakes trailhead at the very end of Canyon Rd.  We will follow hidden trails that plunge to Rabbit Creek. We will follow the creek for awhile before taking off on an ascent to McHugh Peak.  We will then stay on the ridgeline all the way to Rabbit Lake and return on the main trail.