Rendezvous Peak Trail

EASY 46 reviews
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Rendezvous Peak Trail is a 3.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Anchorage, Alaska that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1354 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

muddy

1 month ago

Easy to take the wrong path in the snowy months and end up on some random mountain thigh deep in snow. Needs better signage.

7 months ago

expansive views, decent trail, wide open, and lots of options for detours

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9 months ago

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10 months ago

Went to a wedding al Alpenglow Lodge and the tram ride to the top was gorgeous. Got off the tram and hiked barefoot (wasn't prepared, heels are dangerous) to the top of the peak. Super easy to do. So beautiful and worth doing. Decided to go back and hike the whole thing another day when I was prepared! Amazing views and the top is well worth the trek. Not very challenging.

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11 months ago

More of an moderate hike as it gets fairly steep.

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Marked very well until you get to the road and then you make your own way up...which to me was FUN.. some snow still but not much. muddy right now 5/13/2017. Dogs are allowed here and you have to pay for parking. clean trails and the views are unless the more you walk around....

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Since I have further looked at this I have decided we went down the wrong trail. But we started at the fee station and went up the rather steep incline then went left instead of right. I believe RPT was the right and we went up another very steep trail to the top of the mountain. Just be careful and aware because it was a difficult instead of easy trail to the left. Steep with rocks that were loose. It was still a great trail though definitely challenging with 2 and 4 yr old.

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Great hike, nothing complicated, kind of steep if your not use to hiking. Several other options for other hikes in and around the around. Amazing views 360, all around from the summit. As always, bring bug spray.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

It's one of my favorites!

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

It is possible to do a much liger hike in the same valley. There is a trail behind the old military ski area where one can walk up the SW ridge to Rendezvous Peak, drop down to the saddle the ascend to Mount Gordon Lyon, walk the ridge toward the old Nike site then take any route to the valley floor and back to the parking lot. About 5-6 miles total. Good training.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Attempted this hike mid April, still a little too snowy. Will definitely go again in the summertime to avoid posthole'ing my way up

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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Relatively simple hike, across the valley you can watch the skiers which is rather amusing. The top of the mountain is owned by the US Air Force so I thought it was a bit of a bummer you can summit the mountain as it is closed off. However very pretty view of the mountins and anchorage, if you don't mind the Air Force areas

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

It's a good all seasons hike. Snowshoes needed in winter.

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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Had a fun day with the kids. Weather was a bit windy but a good time was had by all. Great views!

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Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Great hike! Even during breakup season wear some gaiters though!

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Monday, August 06, 2012

Great quick hike with 360 degree views of Anchorage, the Valley, and the South Fork all the way to Symphony Lake. Bring your camera!

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