Chugach National Forest – Custom Private Hike

$99.00 per person

Enjoy a spectacular hike into the Chugach National Forest on one of three trails:  Winner Creek, Crow Pass – National Historic Iditarod Trail, or Byron Glacier Trail.  Meander among wildflowers, walk thru mine ruins, search for Mountain Goats, and Black Bears in Crow Pass.  Stroll thru a stunning glacier valley and up to Glacier caves in Byron.  Or walk among towering Old Growth Hemlock thru the Northernmost Rainforest in the World, the canopy so think that it’ll keep you dry on the most wettest of days on the Winner Creek Trail.   Transportation provided from Girdwood.  Departure Time 8:30 AM.  Minimum of 4 per booking party.

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Tour Details

Enjoy an interpretive nature hike in the Chugach National Forest. Trail determination dependent on group’s activity level and the weather of the day. Bear & Safety protection, water, & snack provided by Chugach Adventures’.


Three trail options:

Crow Pass Trail: 2+ miles one way with elevation gain. This is a more strenuous hike with a portion of the trip on the Iditarod National Historic Trail.

Byron Glacier Trail: in Portage Valley (approximately 30 minutes South of Girdwood) this a more mellow 1 Mile hike one way into the beautiful Byron Glacier valley.

Winner Creek Trail & Winner Creek Hand Tram:The easier of all 3 hikes, 3 Mile total distance hike starting from the Hotel Alyeska and finishing at the Crow Creek Gold Mine.


ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

  • We require all guests to sign a release of liability on all of our tours.
  • Bring warm clothes & layers, extra socks, a hat & gloves.  These are more important in August & September, but nice to have in June & July with AK’s unpredictable weather.
  • Recommend Rain gear, and outdoor attire.
  • Most guests bring their cameras, you should get great photos.

Chugach Adventures’ Cancellation Policy:
Any cancellation made up to 3-9 days in advance will receive a 50% refund.  For cancellations within 48 hours, NO refund will be given.  Cancellations made 10 days or more in advance will receive a full refund minus a 5% transaction fee.