09/08/2022 – A Little Rusty

Jesse Gobeli will lead "A Little Rusty" 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 middle fork trail to the bridge, then ascend directly to Rusty Point. We will follow the ridge for a time and then drop back down to the middle fork. We will then meet up with the trail back to the trailhead.

08/18/2022 – Old Stump Road

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Old Stump Road" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Bird Creek trailhead at the end of Konikson Road. We will take the main trail almost to the bridge, where we will bushwack along the Old Stump Roads before heading directly to the shoulder of Penguin Peak. We will descend by the standard Penguin Peak trail.

08/04/2022 – Upper Highway Route

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Upper Highway Route" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Rainbow trailhead.   We will be taking the Upper Highway route to the summit ridge directly above the trailhead.   Bring a favorite item of pruning equipment, trail repairs will be made along the way.   We may explore some additional bushwhacking opportunities on the way up or down.

07/07/2022 – P.O.W. / M.I.A.

Jesse Gobeli will lead "P.O.W. / M.I.A." with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Eklutna.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Mile 5+/- pulloff at Eklutna Rd. This will be a summer revisiting of the classic Veteran’s Day epic route. We ascend the trail to the summit of P.O.W./M.I.A. and return.

06/02/2022 – Short Memory

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Short Memory" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:15 p.m. at the Indian trailhead at the end of Boretide Road (Note earlier time).  We will carpool to the Bird Ridge trailhead (small lot) for a 6:30 p.m. start.  We will proceed up the standard route to the high point. From there, we will glissade, posthole, and bushwack directly back to the Indian trailhead.

(N.B.:  This is a reverse attempt of the “Workshop of Horrors” route, abandoned and sworn off in 2019.  The memories of the original participants have softened, facilitating this current attempt, albeit with some lingering trepidation…)

05/12/2022 – Peak 2-3

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Peak 2-3" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Rabbit Creek trailhead.  We will proceed up Flattop then to Peak 2, and on to Peak 3 if time and conditions permit.   Ice axe and microspikes recommended.

04/14/2022 – Path of Destruction

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

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Telephone Pole Rock parking area across from Beluga Point.   Our plan is to directly ascend the path of destruction, battling thorns and loose boulders along the way.  We will work our way through the cliffs until we reach the base of Black Mesa.  From there, we will attempt to ascend the southeast couloir, depending on snow conditions.  Ice axe and microspikes will likely be needed.   We will descend the west ramp of the mesa back to the start.

03/17/2022 – Falls Creek

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Falls Creek" with a duration of 2.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Falls Creek Trailhead on the Seward Highway.   We will take the main trail out as far as we can go.   Snowshoes are recommended.

02/24/2022 – No Man’s Land!

Jesse Gobeli 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 proceed via the main trail up Wolverine, but we will diverge at the giant boulder and foray into the No Man’s Land between Wolverine and Near Point.   We will return over Near Point.  Snowshoes are advised.

02/03/2022 – Change of Direction

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Change of Direction" 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 powerline trail out towards the bridge and hidden lake trail, and head up to the giant snow drift.  From there we will ascend higher towards Hidden Lake and return by a route chosen by participants.  Snowshoes are recommended.

12/23/2021 – Wrapping it Up

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Wrapping it Up" with a duration of 2.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Weigh Station just south of Potter Marsh.  We will jump onto the Turnagain Arm trail, follow the trail for a mile or so, then bushwhack uphill for a ways, then head downhill and back to the trail.