08/29/2013 - Bear Point to Mount Eklutna

“Life is like a giant checklist, no one person can check them all, so check what you can while you are here.“ ~ Kevin Atwell

Lee Helzer will lead "Bear Point to Mount Eklutna" with an estimated duration of 3 hours.

Meet at 6:30 pm at the Peter’s Creek Trailhead. We will head up to Bear Point, traverse over to Mount Eklutna, and then pick one of three descent options.

L H heading down Pioneer Ridge. (J. Allely photo)

L H heading down Pioneer Ridge. (J. Allely photo)

Post Report

Spectacular views of the Knik Arm from Bear Point, would be perfect place to catch the sun setting behind the Sleeping Lady.  Trails were present the whole way.  For an added bonus you could easily tack on Peak 4009.

Duration: 2h 45mins
Total distance: 7 miles
Elevation gain/loss: 3,200 ft
Max elevation: 4,065ft

Eagle River - North

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