A moulin on the Worthington Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | August 8, 2020
Worthington Glacier Hikes

Description for a few backcountry hikes possible near the Worthington Glacier starting at 2-miles and up. Maps, photos, and information.

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Reflection at Horseshoe Lake, one of the Denali National Park Entrance Trails
Posted by Lee Petersen | August 2, 2020
Denali National Park Entrance Trails

Map and descriptions for numerous trails near the entrance and Visitor Center to Denali National Park. Trails for all walkers and hikers.

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Bridal Veil Falls in Keystone Canyon near Valdez, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 27, 2020
Keystone Canyon – Valdez Sightseeing

Keystone Canyon is a gorgeous 3-mile long canyon with enormous waterfalls and cliffsides near Valdez, Alaska. There are numerous hiking trails in the area.

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Alaska SeaLife Center
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 14, 2020
Alaska SeaLife Center

The Alaska SeaLife Center is a phenomenal non-profit research institution, rescue and rehabilitation facility, and public aquarium all rolled into one. Sadly, due to COVID-19 they are at risk of...

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Gorgeous and endless views of the White Mountains from the summit
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 11, 2020
McManus Mountain Hike

McManus Mountain is an excellent hike through tundra and alpine terrain near the twelve-mile summit off the Steese Highway. The area is covered in wildflowers in June and July.

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Mt. Prindle and Wind Chimes, large tors on a ridge
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 1, 2020
Mt. Prindle via Nome Creek

Trail description and map for a popular 2-3 day hike up Mt. Prindle from Nome Creek in the White Mountain National Recreation Area. Great views of tors and valleys.

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denali viewed from the thorofare ridge
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 29, 2020
Mt. Thoro and Thorofare Ridge – Hiking Guide

Route information for hiking Mt. Thoro and the Thorofare Ridge. Both hikes are off-trail, although fairly easy to navigate through rocky alpine tundra.

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View of clouds over Wander Lake at the Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary in Fairbanks, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 20, 2020
Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary and Nature Trail

The nature trails at the Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary are a wonderful quiet spot to walk around Wander Lake and a perfect spot for birdwatching near town!

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map of hiking and travel locations in alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 13, 2020
Alaska Guide Map (Full)

Map to travel and hiking locations around Alaska. Each location has a link to a guide on that spot with more detail and things to do or see.

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Twin Bears Trails
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 13, 2020
Twin Bears Trails

The Twin Bears Trail is a relatively easy day hike at mile 29.5 Chena Hot Springs Road. The approximately 5-mile hike gains over 1300 ft. in elevation.

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