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“all levels of hiking available”

Anchorage, Alaska
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11 reviews
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“all levels of hiking available”
Reviewed January 6, 2012

If you want a great view of the city of Anchorage and aren't much of a hiker, you can still go to Flattop and there is an observation area that overlooks the city. If you want a nice hike, try blueberry hill. The first bit is wooden stairs and then a bit of a steep climb. Just take it easy and it isn't too bad. Once you get to the trail, it is basically gentle inclines. For more vigorous fun - go to the top of Flattop and get a birdseye view of the valley below. Just be very careful along the shale and pay attention to how you got to the top. The powerline trail is also in the same area and offers mostly gentle inclines with a few steeper ones. Lots of opportunities to view wildlife.

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mariainak
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“Fun little hike.”
Reviewed December 29, 2011

The last part of the hike to the very top is difficult, the rest (to the railroad ties) is pretty easy with lots of stairs, I've done it several times while like 8 months pregnant. Not a wilderness experience. In the summertime it can be pretty busy. In the wintertime, it can be a little scary but worth it to get to the top and slide/ski/snowboard down!

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