01/14/2021 – Judgement Call

E. Marquez will lead "Judgement Call" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in East Anchorage.

Meet at 6:30 pm at the Hillside Park trailhead on Abbott Road. The route will head towards the North Bivouac trailhead, follow the Tank Trail for a ways, take a mix of trails towards the Botanical Garden,…and, ultimately, loop back to the start.

There is a possibility we will encounter unfrozen marsh.

12/24/2020 – Winter Wonderland

E. Marquez will lead "Winter Wonderland" with a duration of 2 hours somewwhere in East Anchorage.

Meet at 9:00 a.m. (NOTE EARLIER TIME) at the Hillside trailhead off Abbott Road for the Christmas Eve Morning Epic.  We will follow trails to North Bivouac, then along the powerline to Basher, then to the Lost Cabin and Prospect Heights, and then the gasline trail back to the start.

12/03/2020 – Nintendo Hill Out and Back

E. Marquez will lead "Nintendo Hill Out and Back" 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 run along the powerline trail past Glen Alps, then take the turnoff to O’Malley Gulley and ascend Nintendo Hill.  We will return by the same route.

10/29/2020 – 2000 Foot Ceiling

E. Marquez will lead "2000 Foot Ceiling" with a duration of 2.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Basher Road trailhead (on the right hand side before the neighborhood).   From there we will run to the end of Basher Road, to the Near Point trail, ascend through the spruce forest and staying below 2000 feet in elevation, complete a loop back to the trailhead.

10/15/2020 – O’Malley Ridge

E. Marquez will lead "O'Malley Ridge " 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 take the trail to ascend Nintendo Hill, cross the ballfield, then ascend the gulley that tops out on the ridgeline to O’Malley Peak.   To return, we will drop down on the other side towards Hidden Lake, and return to the trailhead.

09/03/2020 – Harp Mountain

E. Marquez will lead "Harp Mountain" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Eagle River - South.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the South Fork Eagle River Trailhead.   We will take the main trail to the Hanging Valley, then ascend Harp Mountain and return.

08/06/2020 – Sheep Thrill Plus

E. Marquez will lead "Sheep Thrill Plus" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at the Falls Creek trail head for a 6:30 departure.  We will follow Sheep Thrills ridge up then continue the ridge back toward South Suicide.  At the most opportune time we will sneak down to the main trail and return.

07/23/2020 – The Ramp

E. Marquez will lead "The Ramp" with a duration of 4.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Glen Alps trailhead.  We will take the trail to Hidden Lake, then ascend to the ridgeline and traverse to the Ramp.  We will return by the main trail.

07/02/2020 – Williwaw Loop

E. Marquez will lead "Williwaw Loop" with a duration of 5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Prospect Heights trailhead.  We will proceed over Near Point, drop to the valley, continue to Long Lake and Williwaw Pass, then return via Middle Fork trail.

06/04/2020 – Falls Peak Circumnavigation

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

UPDATE

Meet in the Falls Creek parking lot for a 6:30 departure to circumnavigate Falls Peak.  We will head east, counter clockwise to the pass between Falls Peak and Indianhouse Mountain where we’ll descend to the headwaters of Falls Creek and return via the standard trail.

04/09/2020 – Potter Overlook

E. Marquez will lead "Potter Overlook" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

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.