Whether you’re cruising to Alaska or traveling independently, hiking is a great way to escape the crowds and explore Alaska’s stunning nature at your own pace. Feel like climbing to spectacular views over a glacier? Just want to take an easy stroll through an old-growth forest? Either way, this book is for you.
-Great ideas for hikes, walks, and strolls in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Haines, Icy Strait Point, Sitka, Homer, Kodiak, Whittier, Seward, and Anchorage.
-Practical information on the trails, including distance, difficulty, elevation gain, and how to get to the trailheads.
-A few longer routes for those traveling independently
-Tips on hiking safety, offline maps, etc.
Day hiking in Alaska: free, beautiful, perfect.
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Melinda Brasher spends her time writing, traveling, and exploring nature. Her talents include navigating by old-fashioned map, mashing multiple languages together in foreign train stations, and dealing cards really fast. You can find her travel writing and short fiction in Leading Edge, Pseudopod, The Expeditioner, and others. Visit her at www.melindabrasher.com or @MelindaJBrasher. For more about Alaska, read Cruising Alaska on a Budget: A Cruise and Port Guide