03/25/2021 – Ferns in the Snow

Rob DeVelice will lead "Ferns in the Snow" with a duration of 2 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Rendezvous at 6:30 pm in the Telephone Pole Rock parking area. We will proceed upslope to visit a population of licorice fern (Polypodium glycyrrhiza) at the northern limit of the species. For cool information on licorice fern go to:

https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/55104-Polypodium-glycyrrhiza

The photo below was taken by RLD on January 13, 2021.

03/04/2021 – Sweat Lodge

E. Marquez will lead "Sweat Lodge " with a duration of 2.5 hours somewwhere in Turnagain Arm.

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Falls Creek trailhead.  We will follow the old Johnson trail for a ways, then head uphill towards Indianhouse until we intersect with the standard trail.  We will descend back to the Johnson trail for a figure 9 route.

02/18/2021 – Eagle River Greenbelt

Lee Helzer will lead "Eagle River Greenbelt" with a duration of 3 hours somewwhere in Eagle River - South.

Meet at the Eagle River Greenbelt day use area just south of Eagle River before the Briggs Bridge off Eagle River Loop Road for a 6:30 departure.  We will adventure upstream and return via the Lower Eagle River Trail.

http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/misc/ergbap/ergbap.htm

 

02/11/2021 – Smooth on the Edges

E. Marquez will lead "Smooth on the Edges" 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 take the main trail to just before Woverine.  Then we will plunge into the forest and ascend towards Rusty Point. From there, we will head directly cross country to the main cairn on the Wolverine trail, and return via the main trail.  Snowshoes are highly recommended.

02/04/2021 – Falls Creek exploration

Jesse Gobeli will lead "Falls Creek exploration" 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 head up the main trail to explore the valley as far as conditions permit.  Microspikes and snowshoes may be required.