05/16/2024 – Wolverine Traverse Redux

E. Marquez will lead "Wolverine Traverse Redux" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

This will be a redux of the 4/11/2024 attempt that was aborted due to extreme wind conditions.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Prospect Heights trailhead. We will take the main trail to Wolverine and the cairn. From there, we will head directly across valley to the low saddle between Wolverine and Rusty Point. After crossing over, we will drop down to the middle fork of Campbell Creek and return via various trails.

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.

04/25/2024 – Burnt Mountain

E. Marquez will lead "Burnt Mountain" with a duration of 5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the McHugh trailhead. We will take the trail to mile 4.5 before heading uphill to the ridge and Black Mesa. From there, we will bushwhack descend to the Rabbit Creek drainage and return via the McHugh lake trail. Snowshoes are recommended.

04/11/2024 – Wolverine Traverse

E. Marquez will lead "Wolverine Traverse" with a duration of 3.5 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 and the cairn. From there, we will head directly across valley to the low saddle between Wolverine and Rusty Point. After crossing over, we will drop down to the the middle fork of Campbell creek, taking trails back to the trailhead. Snowshoes will very likely be necessary. e

04/04/2024 – Rays on Rainbow

Lee Helzer will lead "Rays on Rainbow" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 in the Telephone Pole Rock parking area (on the left after Beluga Point) on the Seward Highway. We will head up to the Turnagain Arm Trail and then diverge onto a ridge heading towards the Black Mesa. From there we will asses snow conditions and either continue up the North Face or the south west ridge of Rainbow Peak (hopefully) enjoying a beautiful sunset along the way.  Ice axe and micro spikes recommended.

From the summit we will take the standard route back to the Turnagain Arm Trail and return to the cars. There are out and back opportunities for those not desiring partaking in the full enchilada.

4/22/2021 – Rays on Rainbow

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.

03/14/2024 – McHugh Peak

E. Marquez will lead "McHugh Peak" with a duration of 3.5 hours somewwhere in The Chugach Front Range.

Meet at the Rabbit Creek trailhead at 6:30 p.m. We will proceed up the main trail for a mile or so, before dropping down to the creek and then ascending the valley towards McHugh Peak. Return route will vary. Snowshoes will be required.

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.