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Hike Blackstone Bay Vista, Whittier

What: An incredible hike climbing up a peak in Whittier to provide views of Passage Canal and Blackstone Bay. 6.4 miles with 2800 ft of elevation gain rated as Hard. When to go: Ideally accessed in the peak summer months once the snow has melted between July and September. Total hike should take 5...

Raft 6 Mile Whitewater, Hope

What: A series of class 4 and 5 rapids located near Hope - bucket list worthy item for the thrill seekers out there. When to go: Ideally accessed during the peak summer months while these tours are being offered in June to September. How to get there: Depending on the tour company you go...

Bike Spencer Glacier, Portage

What: One of the most spectacular fat bike rides near the portage area out the Spencer Glacier. When to go: This is a very limited season at which enough snow has built up, but also hasn't melted across various creek crossings. Typically lasts from mid Feb to early April. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/L8icHjjSCaU5twC79This...

Fly-in Fish Crescent Lake, Soldotna

What: A bucketlist worthy experience involving flying into Lake Clark National Park to fish for salmon and watch for bears. When to go: Ideally accessed in the peak summer months between June and September while the tour operators are running. How to get there: You can take your flight out from a few places,...

Hike or Kayak to Caine’s Head, Seward

What: A stunning perch in the Ressurection Bay in Seward worth checking out via kayak and/or hiking. Either way, it is a long way to get there from Lowell Point and the journey is rated as Hard. When to go: Ideally accessed in the peak summer months between June and September. Journey should be...

Chase the Northern Lights, Fairbanks

What: Seeing the Aurora Borealis should be at the top of any Alaskan's bucketlist - no amount of pictures can fully encapsulate how epic the experience can be. When to see: Given the huge fluctuation in daylight hours, the best time to see the lights are between September and April. The months of Sep-Nov...

Hike Reed Lakes, Palmer

What: An amazing hike in Hatcher Pass in the Mat-Su area visiting two beautiful glacially fed lakes. At 8.7 miles with 2200 ft of elevation gain rated as Hard. When to go: Ideally accessed in the peak summer months between June and September. Depending on snow fall, the trail may not be clear until...

Fly-in to a Denali Glacier, Talkeetna

What: An expensive but bucket list worthy experience - flying into Denali National Park and landing on Ruth Glacier right next to Denali mountain. When to go: Ideally accessed in the summer months between June and September. How to get there: There are a few different places to take this tour from, but the...

Hike or Bike Johnson Pass, Portage

What: An epic trail following a historic gold mining route in the Kenai peninsula. 20.4 miles with 3000 ft of elevation gain rated as Moderate. When to go: Ideally accessed in the peak summer months between May and October. Due to intense overgrowth on the trail without maintenance, recommend doing this trail in May/June...

Hike to Snowbird Hut, Palmer

What: An incredible hike leading up different valleys, over a mountain pass, across a glacier, to a maintained wilderness hut. Roughly 12 miles, 3000 ft of elevation gain rated as Hard. When to go: The snowbird hut can be accessed year round, but is best accessed during the summer if you don't have significant...