Alaska Guide

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A hiker on the Sugarloaf Ridge Trail outside of Denali National Park in Alaska

Sugarloaf Ridge Trail

Sugarloaf Ridge Trail is a very steep, 4.5-mile round-trip hike up Sugarloaf Mountain, beginning at the Grand Denali Lodge outside of Denali National Park. Photos,…
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Thunderbird Falls

Thunderbird Falls

Thunderbird Falls is a highly trafficked out-and-back hike in Chugiak, Alaska (near Eklutna Village), about a 1/2-hour drive from Anchorage, Alaska.
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view from Mastodon Dome

Mastodon Dome Hike

The approximately 12-mile round-trip Mastodon Dome hike in the White Mountains of Alaska is located on the south side of the Steese Highway at the…
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Alaska SeaLife Center

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…
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Gorgeous and endless views of the White Mountains from the summit

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…
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Mt. Prindle and Wind Chimes, large tors on a ridge

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…
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map of hiking and travel locations in alaska

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…
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Twin Bears Trails

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….
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Teklanika Foothills Hike

Teklanika Foothills Hike

A fun, short (~5 mile), back-country, off-trail hike in the Teklanika foothills in Denali National Park. Open tundra and great views of Double Mountain!
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Table Top Mountain Trail

Table Top Mountain Trail

Table Top Mountain Trail is a 3.5-mile hike with a short extension to the summit of a treeless, mesa-like mountain with great views of the…
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Gulkana Glacier Hike

Gulkana Glacier Hike

The Gulkana Glacier area has much to offer, including day-hiking, backpacking or mountaineering expeditions, or just a roadside view of the glacier.
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Healy Overlook Trail

Healy Overlook Trail

The Healy Overlook Trail is a steep yet well-maintained, easy-to-follow, and relatively short 4.7-mile hike and offers gorgeous Alaska Range views.
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Granite Tors Trail

Granite Tors Trail

Hiking guide to the 15-mile Granite Tors Loop in the Chena River State Rec Area. A moderately intense day hike or overnight hike amongst granite…
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Savage Alpine Trail

Savage Alpine Trail

The Savage Alpine Trail is a 6.5-mile loop or 4.2-mile point-to-point day hike in Denali National Park with beautiful alpine vistas and valley views.
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Looking over Exit Glacier and into the Harding Icefield from the Harding Icefield Trail

Harding Icefield Trail

Hiking guide with photos to the Harding Icefield Trail in the Kenai Fjords National Park near Seward, Alaska. Easily one of the most stunning hikes…
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The terminus of the Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park

Exit Glacier Trails

Fed by the 700 square miles (1813 square km) Harding Icefield in the Kenai Mountains, Exit Glacier is one of the most accessible glaciers in…
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Angel Rocks – Trail Guide

Angel Rocks – Trail Guide

The hike is steep, but not for long. It’s just less than 1-mile of climbing, and the steepest section is very short-lived at about 0.4-miles….
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aspen trees in the snow at Creamer's Field in Fairbanks, Alaska

Creamer’s Field

Creamer’s Field – Migratory Waterfowl Refuge is a 2,200-acre wildlife refuge on a historic (non-operating) dairy farm. It is open to the public for walking…
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Savage River Day-hike

Savage River Day-hike

The Savage River Loop is a 1.7 mile long well-maintained trail in Denali National Park that begins at the Savage River parking lot. It’s a…
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The entrance of the Museum of the North at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

Museum of the North

Photos and review of the Museum of the North in Fairbanks Alaska. A great place to visit and spend time learning the history and natural…
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