07/22/2021 – The North Face route

Jesse Gobeli will lead "The North Face route" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Prospect Heights trailhead.  We will take the trail over Near Point, drop down to the creek, follow the creek for 1/2 mile, at which time we will immediately diverge upslope for 2000 ft as we ascend the rarely climbed north face of Wolverine Peak.   The return route will be determined by participants.

06/24/2021 – The Hidden Williwaw Ramp Cirque

Lee Helzer will lead "The Hidden Williwaw Ramp Cirque" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at the Glen Alps parking lot for a 6:30 departure.  We will head up Nintendo Hill and cross the Ballfield to access the Williwaw Lakes Trail.  After a short time on the trail we will break off and explore a small body of water in the picturesque Hidden Williwaw Ramp Cirque.  We will return via the same path or a slightly longer alternative with less elevation.

05/13/2021 – Unnamed

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Unnamed" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Rainbow trailhead.   We will ascend the unnamed trail through birch and hemlock forests and alder thickets to a high spot on the ridge.    The return route will be selected by participants.

07/16/2020 – Ninja Ridge

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Ninja Ridge" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Rabbit Lakes trailhead at the very end of Canyon Rd.  We will follow hidden trails that plunge to Rabbit Creek. We will follow the creek for awhile before taking off on an ascent to McHugh Peak.  We will then stay on the ridgeline all the way to Rabbit Lake and return on the main trail.

03/19/2020 – Bird Creek 20K

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Bird Creek 20K" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

It is time for the Annual Bird Creek 20K!  Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Bird Creek trailhead at the end of Konikson Road.   Participants will be delighted by cold temperatures and pillowy snow as we work our way over the gently rolling terrain past the ford site and back.  An excellent postholing workout!  The first six finishers will receive a prize.

06/20/2019 – South Sui

Jesse Gobeli will lead "South Sui" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at the Rainbow trailhead at 6:30.  We will follow hidden trails to the headwaters of Rainbow creek, where we will ascend directly to the summit of South Suicide.  Our return trip will follow either the east or west ridge for a loop route, depending on the desires of the participants.

06/13/2019 – North Suicide

E. Marquez will lead "North Suicide" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 pm at the Falls Creek Trailhead on the Seward Highway. We will ascend by trail and cross country to the ridge above Windy Gap. We will not ascend South Suicide Peak but will instead descend to Windy Gap via a sheep trail. Following an ascent of North Suicide Peak we will reverse the route.

05/16/2019 – Tortilla Chip

E. Marquez will lead "Tortilla Chip" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 pm at the Windy Corner trailhead on the Seward Highway. The route will follow the Turnagain Arm Trail for a short distance and will then proceed steeply up to Sheep Thrills Ridge via bushwhacking and scrambling. From there we will proceed to a high point (the “Tortilla Chip”). Ultimately, we will drop down to Falls Creek and back to Windy Corner.

02/28/2019 – Bird Creek 20K

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Bird Creek 20K" with a duration of 4 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

The route has been set for the Bird Creek 20k!    Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Bird Creek trailhead at the end of Konikson Road.   Participants will be delighted by cold temperatures and pillowy snow as we work our way over the gently rolling terrain past the ford site and back.  There will be postholing, and delicate crossings of Penguin and Bird Creeks.  The first six finishers will receive a prize.