Best Trails in Alaska

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on Mount Baldy Trail
22 hours ago

hiking

Was a good hike. Child friendly and good for beginners. Trail is heavily used and well packed for easy hiking. It does get steep towards the end but nothing hardcore.

on O'Malley Peak Trail
1 day ago

hiking

This was a great hike, a lot of great views. I was going to follow the main trail map, but when I got to the little lake before hiking up to the peak I went around to the left of the lake and hiked up a ridge. when I hiked down following the map, it's a lot of loose rocks but it's easier than climbing a bunch of jagged rocks.

on Hatcher Pass Road
1 day ago

hiking

Absolutely beautiful, nice gradual incline

on Mount Baldy Trail
1 day ago

hiking

Tough, steep incline but what a hike!

on Byron Glacier Trail
1 day ago

walking

on Deer Mountain Trail
2 days ago

Great views!

on Crow Pass Trail
3 days ago

hiking

Beautiful! Dress warm!! It's was freezing at the glacier, very strong winds when I went yesterday. Amazing hike

on Byron Glacier Trail
4 days ago

Great little hike. We rock scrambled off trail a bit. It was raining so we had to cross the river to get to the ice. Amazing views

on Deer Mountain Trail
4 days ago

hiking

6 hour hike roundtrip which included walking from Tatsudas to the trailhead, geocaching, two sandwiches and a long stop at the summit. excellent hike! Definitely a tough one with a lot of stairs and uneven terrain but the views are worth it. you can see all of the Tongass Narrows, ketchikan, surrounding lakes, metlakatla, Prince of wales, etc!

on Exit Glacier and Harding ...
5 days ago

hiking

I think the Exit Glacier trail and Harding Ice Field trail should not be lumped together. The trail to the base of the Exit Glacier is very easy. A stroll any person can do. The Harding Ice Field which starts after that is a different story. I would say it is moderate to difficult depending on your fitness level. It took us 7hrs including the hour up at the top taking in the amazing view. We saw mountain goats on the side of the mountain near the top which was cool. Layers is a must. On a 58 deg day we stripped down to our T-Shirts while hiking up but needed to put everything back on at the top and I was comfortable wearing it back down. If I ever make it back to this area I would definitely do it again.

on Flattop Mountain Trail
5 days ago

hiking

Just hiked this yesterday in the rain. Bring layers. Had to take off the fleece jacket under my rain jacket to hike up but I definitely needed it up on top and wore it on the way down. Even in the rain it was fun. My calves got a good workout. Like everyone else said you are using your hands at the end to climb the rocks to the top. The view would have been better on a sunny day but it was still awesome to be up there and lookout. We were above the low lying clouds which was cool.

on Exit Glacier and Harding ...
6 days ago

Amazing views of the glacier. This should not be rated as easy. It's is moderate to difficult. It is steep with a lot of foot work. Well worth the work for the views. Wear layers. Very cold on the summit.