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Address: near downtown Skagway, Skagway, AK
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The reward at the top of the trail is worth every step on the way up! Such a beautiful lake and area! The trail is steep, but if your fit you can do it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Okanagan Valley, Canada
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Okanagan Valley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The reward at the top of the trail is worth every step on the way up! Such a beautiful lake and area! The trail is steep, but if your fit you can do it!

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Skagway, AK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A great hike, especially if you are in shape, as it goes up about 500 feet. There has been a big grizzly bear sighted (and filmed) up there in July, 2015. Usually lots of other people around, though. Very peaceful place.

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Shelby, nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We are in out early 50s and only slightly above average as far as fitness is concerned. We struck out on this trail and made it to 2600 feet. When we did not achieve our goal but the hike was wonderful. After the lower lake, Waterfalls and fast flowing creeks adorn the landscape and then absolute stunning views of the... More 

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New Salem, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Tough hike for me, a 45 year old, but had two teenagers rushing me. Saw older folks on the trail taking it slow. Round trip took us 4 hours, legs hurt for 3 days. There is a nice cabin on top that you have to reserve in advance at the rec center. Go up in the afternoon and come back... More 

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Thibodaux, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My husband and I cruised to Alaska at the beginning of June. Our other stops in ports were packed with excursions, so for Skagway we decided to do a bit of exploring on our own. We picked up a trail map and began on our way. The entrance is easy to find and the trail was well marked the entire... More 

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Salerno, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

if you're used to walk long trails you can do it. I did it after another 10 miles of trail but at a certain point I climbed 1 minute with 2 minutes stop. So not for ladies on shoes with heels....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is a nice, steep hike, but the scenery was fabulous. Take it slow and easy and you'll get to the top. I took many pictures of the unique mushrooms along the path. I usually like flowers, but there weren't many of those in Sept, but the mushrooms were colorful and unique. The lake was a destination, but the journey... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Being from Florida (highest point 345ft), this hike was pretty strenuous- as it was listed as strenuous, but it was worth every drop of sweat. My husband and I love to just throw a backpack on and go! The elevation to the top is 3100ft and it's a steep 2 mile hike. We had several stops on the way up... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A peaceful walk with some nice inclines makes this good exercise while enjoying beautiful views over Skagway,, the bay, forest and lake views. We enjoyed the hike

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Just some of the places you can go, would suggest doing the inside passage it a great way to start a journey exploring Alaska, but do this on the local ferry support the local industry. yeah its not as fancy as the big cruise ships but its away to experience the Inside passage and from there go hiking or rent... More 

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