"I don't give a d--- what laws they've got," said Stewart, who settled here in 1958, a year before Alaska became a state. "People should have the right to get rid of varmints running around the country." ~ 76 year old Bernard Stewart, Washington Post 1992
Lee Helzer will lead "Highland Cottage Industries " with an estimated duration of 3 hours.
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.
Eagle River - South
"Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt." ~Jose Ortega y Gasset
E. Marquez will lead "Tortilla Chip" with an estimated duration of 4 hours.
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.
"I am restored in beauty. I am restored in beauty. I am restored in beauty" ~Navajo prayer
Rob DeVelice will lead "New Rarajipari Route" with an estimated duration of 1.5 hours.
Meet at 6:30 pm at the north edge of the stadium parking lot in Kincaid Park. We will be playing a non-competitive variation of the running game played by the Raramuri of the Copper Canyon region of Mexico. We will kick a baseball along varied terrain (with lots of laughs and joy along the way).
10.11.2018 Rarajipari Epic
Never give up on something you can’t go a day without thinking about. ~Winston Churchill
Lee Helzer will lead "McHugh Peak" with an estimated duration of 4 hours.
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.
04/04/2019 – Rays on Rainbow
"Boy, y'know, every time I see 'Hole in the Wall' again, it's like seeing it fresh for the first time, and every time that happens, I keep asking myself the same question, 'How can I be so damn stupid as to keep comin' back here?'" from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Jesse Gobeli will lead "Hole In the Wall" with an estimated duration of 3 hours.
Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Rainbow trailhead on the Seward Highway. We will follow game trails to the hole-in-the-wall area, and beyond to the McHugh lakes. We will return by a varied route.