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Flattop Mountain Shuttle
Ranked #6 of 12 Transportation in Anchorage
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: For Anchorage visitors without rental cars who want to hike Flattop Mountain. Operates April 15 - October 15. 15-person passenger van between downtown (sea level) and Glen Alps trailhead (2,200'). Van remains parked at trailhead while you hike by yourself - unguided. 3-mile round-trip hike. Elevation gain: 1,350.' In sum this is a 30-mile (low key) circuit tour of Anchorage and an unguided mountain hike above it for only $23. 12:15 to 4:30 pm. Check-in between noon and 12:15. No deposit to reserve a seat. See more, pay less with us!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage
Reviewed October 27, 2015

The views are great, there is a lot of walking and climbing. If you do not have a problem with it, you will not be disappointed. Great for pictures too.

Thank Tammy U
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Reviewed July 16, 2015

Whether or not you have your own transportation to Flagstaff, this shuttle is a great option to learn a little more about Anchorage and to meet new people--maybe even make new friends from all over the world. Peter, the driver, is friendly and funny and knowledgeable and looks out for his passengers. He narrates on the drive so you get a brief informational tour about the city of Anchorage. The shuttle is fairly priced. I had my own transportation every day but the day I wanted to do this hike, and I'm so glad I took the shuttle instead of renting a car. I made new friends that I still keep in contact with. As a solo female traveler, it was a safe option of transport. The hike itself can be slippery and tiring at the top as you scramble hand-to-hand over rocks, but that just makes it even more of an adventure and sets the trail apart from other hiking paths. You will have a good time guaranteed!

1  Thank travelbug882015
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Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Cousy friendly bike shop
Rental and explore anchorage
anchors all over
Great bikes for everyone's ares a warm attitude from Pete'ns Stuff
Good advises and more
If really you want to hear the heart bits of the city take their bike

Thank Rony L
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Reviewed July 15, 2014

So glad we chose to take the shuttle up to Flattop. The hike was fun, the views (of course) were amazing, but the guide was also very knowledgeable and the best part . . . we didn't have to fight for parking! Great idea and a great way to get into the Chugach mountains from downtown Anchorage.

1  Thank Ashley J
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

We used Downtown Bicycles to shuttle to and from Flat Top mountain. The price was reasonable and the directions to hike and take amazing photos was an added plus!

1  Thank 459drewp
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