Root Glacier and Stairway Icefall Trail

MODERATE 10 reviews

Root Glacier and Stairway Icefall Trail is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Copper Center, Alaska that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from June until September.

DISTANCE
5.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
662 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

views

snow

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Beautiful hike

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Friday, July 08, 2016

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Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Absolutely beautiful. Easy hike through wilderness, over a waterfall to the base of the glacier. **Make sure you bring crampons if you plan on climbing around on the glacier!!!! it is cold hard ice and I saw too many people slipping about. It's in McCarthy with the nearest town being 3 hours away.