09/30/2021 – It’s Winter Up There

Lee Helzer will lead "It's Winter Up There" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at Glen Alps trailhead for a 6:30 departure.  We will investigate the new extension to the Nintendo Hill trail and then poke around False Peak.  We will return via the Powerline trail.

It’s winter up there now.  Headlight and micro spikes recommended.

08/26/2021 – McHugh Ridge Loop

E. Marquez will lead "McHugh Ridge Loop" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at Rabbit Creek trailhead for a 6:30 departure.  We will take the main trail for a mile or so then head south to McHugh Ridge.  From the ridge we will descend down to the McHugh Lake Tail and loop around back to our cars.

08/12/2021 – Falls Creek Loop

E. Marquez will lead "Falls Creek Loop" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at Falls Creek trailhead at 6:30 p.m.  We will take the Old Johnson trail for a mile, then head uphill to the Indianhouse ridge.  We will take the pass down to the headwaters of Falls Creek, and head out the main trail for a loop route.

07/15/2021 – 4649

Lee Helzer will lead "4649" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in Eagle River - South.

Meet at the South fork Eagle River Trailhead for a 6:30 departure.  We will take the main trail to the Hanging Valley trail, but depart shortly after and bushwhack up Point 4649.  From the high point we will return via Hanging Valley Lake trail.  Swimming optional.

05/27/2021 – Birthday Basher to Wolverine

Heather Helzer will lead "Birthday Basher to Wolverine " with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet for a 6:30 pm departure at the Basher Trailhead on Campbell Airstrip Drive for the Birthday Bash!  We will take trails to the summit of Wolverine Peak where we will feast on birthday cake to celebrate 2 birthdays. We will return via the same route.

04/29/2021 – Snow Thrills

Lee Helzer will lead "Snow Thrills" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at Windy Corner for a 6:30 departure.  We will take the Turnagain trail for a short bit then bushwhack or posthole our way up Goat Head Couloir.  We will either return via the west ridge or the way we came.

https://www.cnfaic.org/observations/goat-head-couloir-mile-107/

04/22/2021 – Rays on Rainbow

Lee Helzer will lead "Rays on Rainbow" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 in the Telephone Pole Rock parking area (on the left after Beluga Point) on the Seward Highway. We will head up to the Turnagain Arm Trail and then diverge onto a ridge heading towards the Black Mesa. From there we will asses snow conditions and either continue up the North Face or the south west ridge of Rainbow Peak (hopefully) enjoying a beautiful sunset along the way.  Ice axe and micro spikes recommended.

From the summit we will take the standard route back to the Turnagain Arm Trail and return to the cars. There are out and back opportunities for those not desiring partaking in the full enchilada.

04/15/2021 – Potter Overlook

E. Marquez will lead "Potter Overlook " with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Weigh Station on the Seward Highway just south of Potter Marsh.  We will diverge from the Turnagain Arm trail after a mile or so and head straight up to Potter Overlook.   We will return via a different route.  Route may involve substantial post-holing.