05/09/2024 – Bird Flew

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Bird Flew" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Bird Ridge trailhead (mega parking lot). We will follow Bird Creek to the Falls before selecting a suitable uphill scramble to the top of Bird Ridge. We will return by the standard route.

03/28/2024 – Ptarmigan Pass

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Ptarmigan Pass" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Glen Alps trailhead. We will run the powerline trail, ascend Ptarmigan Pass, then descend to the Rabbit Lakes trail and up and over Flattop to return.

03/21/2024 – North Side Bunny Boots Repeat

Lee Helzer will lead " North Side Bunny Boots Repeat" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet for a 6:30 departure at the Glen Alps Trailhead.

This will be an attempt to fully complete North Side Bunny Boots which we had to shorten due to high winds.

The route will ascend the original route up Flattop and will continue on the ridge to Peak 3. In the Peak 3 vicinity we will descend to the Powerline Trail and return to the trail head.

03/07/2024 – Do you know where you are?

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Do you know where you are?" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at the McHugh Creek trailhead at 6:30 p.m. We will proceed on the Homestead trail for a mile or so before heading directly up the south face of the mountain, scrambling alongside cliffs and narrow gullies. Microspikes and ice axe recommended. From the ridge, the return route will be determined by participants.

02/22/2024 – No Man’s Land

E. Marquez will lead "No Man's Land" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Prospect Heights trailhead. We will take the main trail to Wolverine to the boulder, where we will divert to No Man’s Land. We will ascend to the saddle and return. Snowshoes are advisable in light of last week’s postholing nightmare.

02/15/2024 – Turnagain Trail run

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Turnagain Trail run" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:20 p.m. (note early time) at the Windy Corner trailhead off the Seward Highway. We will carpool back to the Potter Marsh weigh station for the start. We will run the 9.2 mile length of the Turnagain Arm trail. Microspikes may be necessary.

02/08/2024 – Eagle River Jaunt

Lee Helzer will lead "Eagle River Jaunt" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Eagle River - South.

Meet at the Eagle River Greenbelt Trail head by Briggs Bridge for a 6:30 departure.  We’ll head out the river to the vicinity of the South Fork confluence.  We’ll attempt to work our way to the South Fork Falls and return via the Greenbelt Trail.

01/11/2024 – FNBP jaunt

Jesse Gobeli will lead "FNBP jaunt" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in East Anchorage.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Hillside trailhead off Abbott road. We will complete a running loop of Far North Bicentennial Park by various trails, eventually reaching the botanical gardens before returning.

01/04/2024 – North Side Bunny Boots

Lee Helzer will lead "North Side Bunny Boots" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet for a 6:30 departure at the Glen Alps Trailhead.  The route will ascend the original route up Flattop and will continue on the ridge to Peak 3. In the Peak 3 vicinity we will descend to the Powerline Trail and return to the trail head.

12/21/2023 – More Snow Turtling

Lee Helzer will lead "More Snow Turtling" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at Prospect Heights for a 6:30 departure.  We will head up the Powerline trail and connect over to the Middle Fork trail via Campbell Creek Gorge trail and return.  Snow shoes advised.