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HuntAK59AMAZING  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2008
My favorite hike EVER. Its got history, views, wildlife, hardship. We hiked it and had freezing rain over the pass. Got a little lost due to a ranger mislead and went into Peterson trail. For no one that knows, a guy took a crew there and killed 17 people at once in the 1800 goldrush. SCARY. Amazing hike!!
Posted Jan 28, 2011 11:49 pm

juneauhikerSuper experience  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2008

juneauhiker

A beautiful trail that passes through many biomes and over 100 years of history. I'm thankful for modern backpacks and footwear.
Posted Feb 26, 2010 7:29 pm

jamesmhLots of history  Sucess!

jamesmh

This is a great hike with lots of great scenery and history. At several of the designated campsites along the way, the Parks Service has books and journals of '98 gold rushers. It's a very interesting hike when you read about their experiences while you're right there.

I did this hike from Dyea to Lake Bennett in 2+ days without much trouble (aside from the requisite Alaskan mosquitos).
Posted Nov 30, 2008 12:36 pm

Dan LeonhardGreat trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2008

Dan Leonhard

Though the first half of the trip rained a lot, after summiting the clouds cleared and made for great views. I had a great time on this trip. klwagar hit it dead on by saying savour the experience.
Posted Sep 21, 2008 3:39 pm

klwagarfun hike

klwagar

Hiked with my daughter - her first multi day hike - went slowly to savour the experience - lots to see along the way.
Posted Jun 8, 2006 12:33 am

chilkootHiking with history  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2005

chilkoot

What a dream come true to follow in the footsteps of so many intrepid adventurers who came seeking their fortunes before me!
Posted May 12, 2006 2:41 am

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