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Northwest Ridge
Approaching the northwest ridge of Hurdygurdy Mountain, showing the steep rise to Point 5500+ and Point 5764. The summit is out of view to the left.

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BobSmithYer a lucky man...

BobSmith

Voted 10/10

I had a pal who lived at the base of the Chugach Mountains for several years who never once set foot on a hiking trail there. Can you imagine?
Posted Sep 29, 2011 8:29 pm

chugach mtn boyRe: Yer a lucky man...

chugach mtn boy

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Your pal has lots of company! Reminds me of a long time ago, my dad and I were looking for a trail to Mt. LeConte from near Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Now LeConte is not a small mountain by any standard, and we had driven way up on the side of it. We stopped at a house to ask a guy where the trail was. He said, "What's Mt. LeConte?" And this was the mountain he lived on ... guess his focus was on something else.
Posted Sep 30, 2011 2:50 am

BobSmithRe: Yer a lucky man...

BobSmith

Voted 10/10

They're out there. But it still amazes me.
Posted Sep 30, 2011 10:04 pm

AKdrummer78Re: Yer a lucky man...

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And those are the kinds of folks who gripe about people trying to access places like Ram Valley, you know, live at the base of the mountains but complain about people climbing said mountains because of having to traverse through their properties. haha
Posted Oct 7, 2016 3:50 pm

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chugach mtn boySubmitted by chugach mtn boy
on Sep 23, 2011 3:11 am

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Lat/Lon: 61.19952°N / 149.33304°W
Object Title: Northwest Ridge

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