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50 Hikes in Alaska's Chugach State Park

50 Hikes in Alaska's Chugach State Park

By authors: Shane Shepherd, Owen Wozniak
208 Pages, 978-0-89886-765-7
Mountaineers Books 02/1/2001
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* The first hiking guidebook devoted to Alaska's Chugach State Park
* Includes great hikes for families as well as serious backpackers
* Both authors are avid Alaska hikers and know these trails intimately

Attracting over a million visitors each year, Alaska's Chugach State Park spans a half-million acres and eight distinct environments -- all within easy reach of Anchorage. This is the most comprehensive trail guidebook to the region.

50 Hikes in Alaska's Chugach State Park includes nearly all the hikeable trails and peaks in the park, from popular Flattop Mountain to rarely seen valleys. With a mix of hikes for all ages and abilities, you'll be able to find exactly what you're looking for, whether it's a two-mile week-night stroll or a multiday backpacking trip or scramble.

For each hike you'll get detailed driving directions to the trailhead; complete information on elevation, hiking time, difficulty, distance, and terrain; and helpful maps and photos. Rounding out the guidebook is information on flora and fauna, history, and geology of Chugach State Park.

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