This is the 2nd time hiking this and all I can say is....do it! I hiked 2/3's of the way up last year and was determined to fish this year. The last part was rock climbing and so much fun. Very challenging for a novice...More
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This is a great trail for views of Anchorage and surrounding mountains. There are trails that go off in many directions and are suitable for hikers of all abilities. The main trail has a rather quick elevation gain and is steep in some areas. The...More
Worth a drive to get to top of this mountain. There is a great view of Anchorage and if so inclined hiking trails abound.
Part of out tour and how beautiful. Nice 1/2 mile walkway to see the city and waterways below. It's 20 degrees cooler up there so be prepared . So amazing to have something like this so close to city access, put your coat on and...More
A popular hike for visitors and locals alike is the trail to Flattop Mountain (actually billed as Alaska’s most popular hike). Drive to the Glen Alps Trailhead (or you can take a shuttle from downtown) and then hike to the top of the 3,510 mountain...More
At a brisk pace (35-40 min, 1.5hrs at a slow pace) take the Blueberry loop trail up to the top of one or both peaks. To top the first, you'll need to do some moderate rock steps/skree slopes. You'll find the American flag just above...More
The first day of our trip here to see the beauty of Anchorage and the surrounding area. Such a nice, relaxing place to visit. I had a medical emergency here and learned about the friendly, helpful locals. I was so thankful and would really like...More