Thunderbird falls gushes out of the Chugach Mountains, surging through the tiny channel carved in the mountain side.
At an elevation of 1,300 feet in the Chugach National Forest Juneau Lake Cabin is one of the first rustic cabins on the Resurrection Pass Trail.
In my opinion, this is one of the best camping and ATVing spots on the Glenn.
The coziest boots I have every owned have been ones that I have trudge through most everything in, wear almost every day. Whether dry or soaking wet, socks or no socks they have never failed to keep me warm. I have walked through the park, played in the snow for hours, hiked a glacier, and [...]
Protected from tourists by 60 miles of dirt road, the hardships in reaching McCarthy make it part of the adventure.
Starting on the trail head in Hope had been a better choice than Coopers Landing, as the trail on this side has a less noticeable incline and easy hills.
The first time I went backpacking I packed all the wrong gear and way to much of it. I was the unhappiest camper alive. Using what I learned the second time wasn’t as bad, but the third was the best. Looking back I wish that there had been someone there to tell me exactly what I needed [...]
With the first snow fall this past Sunday all the trails have a nice dusting. We headed out of town tonight at 4:00 PM, plenty of time to reach the Bodenburg butte off the Old Glen Highway 40 miles away. At 30 degrees we dressed appropriately: long johns, snow pants (for the youngest), wool and [...]
Looking for a quick place to go to get out of the house we headed down to Bird Creek. The kids love the rock face in the parking lot and playing along the creek at low tide.
Alaska Hike Search states “a backpack would be a real chore up McHugh” and proceeds to describe available trails to reach the same area by avoiding McHugh. This is the perfect spot for us to get some fall training in. With only a day to spend we needed to crank it up a notch. I [...]