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McHugh Peak, Anchorage

4.3
#37 of 38 in Wildlife in Anchorage
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Climbed McHugh Peak on a wet day in July. Fog obscured most of the view, but the climb was still amazing. It is steep, so be ready to exercise your calves on the downhill return. The ridgeline has....  more
    Climbed McHugh Peak on a wet day in July. Fog obscured most of the view, but the climb was still amazing. It is steep, so be ready to exercise your calves on the downhill return. The ridgeline has....  more »
  • McHugh Creek is just off the highway. Bring a bear bell and beware moose as this 5-6 mile round trip moderate hiking trail is often (at least once a month) closed due to wildlife in the area. Check... 
    McHugh Creek is just off the highway. Bring a bear bell and beware moose as this 5-6 mile round trip moderate hiking trail is often (at least once a month) closed due to wildlife in the area. Check...  more »
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  • Of coarse I'm giving a mountain 5 stars, all mountains are awesome! This one is no exception, you can get there from the McHugh Creek trailhead along the Seward highway, but it's quicker to get there from the Grandview trailhead in Bear Valley. Should take 2-5 hours round trip depending on your fitness. Great little scramble on top of the mountain. The ridge that it sits on is excellent hiking in all directions.
  • Best hike in Alaska IMO

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