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Best easy day hikes, Anchorage

John Tyson

Best easy day hikes, Anchorage

by John Tyson

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Published by Falcon in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hiking -- Alaska -- Anchorage Region -- Guidebooks,
  • Trails -- Alaska -- Anchorage Region -- Guidebooks,
  • Anchorage Region (Alaska) -- Guidebooks

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Tyson.
    GenreGuidebooks.
    SeriesFalconGuides
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.42.A42 A538 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23019415M
    ISBN 109780762751020
    LC Control Number2009003234
    OCLC/WorldCa244417771

    With the snowpack at its sturdiest and daytime temperatures trending up, Alaska in March may be one of the best places in the world to pursue winter outdoor sports. Inside Anchorage, a network of multi-trails provide direct connections to groomed cross country ski areas, and it’s easy to ski, snowbike or even hike across the whole town, from. Best Hikes Near Anchorage Best Hikes Near Series Idioma Inglés: : John Tyson: Libros en idiomas extranjeros. Saltar al contenido principal. Prueba Prime Hola, Identifícate Cuenta y listas Identifícate Cuenta y listas Pedidos Suscríbete a Prime Cesta. Todos los departamentos Reviews: 4.

    When you think of America’s most legendary hiking trails, the 2,mile Appalachian Trail or the 2,mile Pacific Crest Trail may come to mind. But there are plenty of breathtaking trails across the country that don’t take months of endurance to complete. These are some of the most thrilling day hikes . But you don’t have to go far to get a taste of Alaska’s beauty; check out these 6 day hikes all within an easy drive of at least one community. These treks (listed by difficulty, starting with the easiest) will truly immerse you in the wild grandeur that defines Southcentral Alaska.

    About Robert Stone. Since , Robert Stone has been writer, photographer, and publisher of Day Hike Books. Robert has hiked every trail in the Day Hike Book series. With twenty-four hiking guides in the series, many in their third, fourth and fifth editions, he has hiked thousands of miles of trails throughout the western United States and. Glacier National Park is almost always listed as one of the most scenic and beautiful parks in the United States. It’s no wonder so many people love it. The Highline Trail is among the best day hikes Glacier National Park has to offer. It takes you along the Continental Divide, .


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Best Easy Day Hikes Anchorage includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for sixteen favorite, easy-to-follow hikes within a short drive of Anchorage. Choose from a host of spectacular trails in Chugach State Park, including the Flattop Mountain Trail, or inviting urban trails for after-work jaunts in downtown Anchorage, such as the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail/5(4).

Best Easy Day Hikes Anchorage includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for sixteen favorite, easy-to-follow hikes within a short drive of Anchorage. Choose from a host of spectacular trails in Chugach State Park, including the Flattop Mountain Trail, or inviting urban trails for after-work jaunts in downtown Anchorage, such as the Tony Best easy day hikes.

John Tyson is the author of Best Hikes Near Anchorage (FalconGuides). His photography and writing have appeared in numerous books, calendars, and national magazines. His photography and writing have appeared in numerous books, calendars, and national magazines/5(4). Best Easy Day Hikes Anchorage includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for sixteen favorite, easy-to-follow hikes within a short drive of Anchorage.

Choose from a host of spectacular trails in Chugach State Park, including the Flattop Mountain Trail, or inviting urban trails for after-work jaunts in downtown Anchorage, such as the Tony Knowles Coastal : Falcon Guides.

Best Easy Day Hikes Anchorage by John Tyson Book Resume: Best Easy Day Hikes Anchorage includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 20 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

This guide describes more than thirty of the best hikes within an hour’s drive of Anchorage—from a whole host Anchorage book spectacular trails in Chugach State Park to inviting urban trails for after-work jaunts/5(4).

Buy Best Hikes Anchorage: The Greatest Views, Wildlife, and Forest Strolls (Best Hikes Near Series): Read Kindle Store Reviews - Here are 16 Anchorage day hikes to get you up and outside.

These Anchorage day hikes range from short and easy to all day and strenuous. I’ve selected hikes that are within about a 1 hour drive of the city.

Forty minutes from downtown Anchorage lies Eagle River Nature Center, a gateway to Chugach State Park and a glacial river valley as wild and dramatic as any in Alaska.

Enjoy an easy, 3-mile nature walk on the Albert Loop or trek up-valley 5 miles to see plunging waterfalls and 3,foot cliffs. 10 Favorite Anchorage Hikes. There are around miles of hiking trails near Anchorage. Hiking in Alaska can mean a short walk, a multiday trek, or anything in between.

Which one is the best fit. Consider these Anchorage hikes as you plan your first foray. Symphony and Eagle Lakes near Anchorage, Alaska. Tristan Olson A little farther to the south of Baldy, you can hike a mile round trip to Eagle and Symphony Lakes.

This is mostly easy walking along the floor of a broad, glacier-carved river valley, with stands of aspen trees and the river itself for company. Heading north from Anchorage, three successive valleys offer hiking possibilities: Eagle River, Eklutna Lake, and the Knik River. Eklutna Lake makes for an attractive destination, and if you're looking for an easy day hike or bike ride a trail runs along the shore of the lake for some 15 miles toward the Eklutna glacier at its head.

Each of these 13 easy, breezy hikes are under three total miles, making them perfect for a fun day trip. With moderate terrain and easy accessibility, you’ll have a hard time trying to find a reason not to take each and every one of these enchanting outdoor.

12 fantastic Anchorage-area hikes you can do in about 5 hours or less making it an easy and accessible hike if you have a little time to spare. Also one of the few "hikes" in Anchorage. Chugach State Park Parks & Trails. Chugach State Park is a day-hikers paradise with treks of every flavor and ability level.

More than miles of maintained trails launch from a dozen major trailheads, stretching from Eklutna Lake in the north to the mid-Hillside above suburban Anchorage to the Turnagain Arm fiord in the south. 15 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone In Alaska Should Take.

When you live in the largest and most undeveloped state in the nation, it’s kind of a given that you would have the most awesome outdoor playground in the world. From stunning mountain views, lush forests, glorious glaciers, abundant wildlife, booming waterfalls and so much more.

These 20 Trails In Alaska Will Lead You To Unforgettable Places. Hiking in the 49th state is what dreams are made of. The mysterious lakes that pop up out of nowhere, high elevations that provide sweeping vistas, lush rainforest with light breezes and cool shade, gleaming glaciers that sparkle in the distance and miles upon miles of “pinch me because I can’t believe this is real” moments.

Hiking in Denali National Park. The National Park Service's green shuttle buses make exploring the park easy and liberating: You hop off when you want, and then hop back on when another bus comes back through. There aren't many maintained trails in Denali, so hiking here is pretty free-form.

We offer a variety of hikes from hours in duration, easy to challenging. All hikes include pickup drop off your hotel (or other reasonable nearby location), lunch or snacks, hiking poles, and an experienced guide.

Hike options are a 4 hour trip, 6 hour hike and a full day 8 hour hike (* = approximate hiking time). Hikes are mostly on trails. - Buy Best Hikes Near Anchorage (Best Hikes Near Series) book online at best prices in India on Read Best Hikes Near Anchorage (Best Hikes Near Series) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 3.

Winner Creek Trail in Girdwood (45 minutes south of Anchorage) is one of our favorite trails to take visiting friends and family. It’s an easy 3-mile hike or bike ride on a wide, well-developed trail with gentle elevation gain that winds through America’s northernmost rainforest, crosses a wooden bridge over a thundering blue-water gorge, connects to a hand tram high above thrashing.The hike is 3 miles round trip and the elevation gain is 1, feet.

The Flattop Mountain Shuttle provides transportation from downtown Anchorage to the Glen Alps Trailhead between mid-May and mid-November. Visit this great Anchorage hiking website for details, or call () The price is $ per person round-trip.Discover the best day hikes in Wrangell - St.

Elias National Park and Preserve! Wrangell - St. Elias National Park & Preserve lies in the southeastern corner of Alaska, east of Anchorage. The park and preserve form the largest area managed by the National Park System in the United States at .