Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Hiking Alaskan Back country
We have leisurely hikes suitable for almost any age, day hikes for the more seasoned hikers and the serious backpackers can strike off into the wilderness for as long as their provisions hold out.
In the Spring thousands of wild flowers carpet the tundra, berries can be found in abundance and the snow capped peaks lend a majesty to even a short hike before breakfast to stimulate the appetite. Cooler mornings and evenings tend to be almost mosquito free. Summer hikes can seem to last all day, because the day lasts all day.
Watch the Sun set over the Alaska Range only to rise again a few hours later over the Talkeetna Mountains. Alaskan summers can be legendary, but they can also turn wet and cold quickly around a mountain that makes it’s own weather, so be sure and bring along gear to break the wind and rain and some warm layers in case the temperature decides to drop.
You can take one of the many hiking options, from the short hike to Bear Point for a 360 degree panoramic view of Denali, the Alaskan Range, the valley below, the Talkeetna Mountains and to the North as far as the eye can see.
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