52 Hike Challenge 2018

I’m joining the 52 Hike Challenge again this year!  This year, I will be doing the Adventure Series of hikes.  Follow my progress on this page, and if you want to join me in the challenge sign up here!

Hike 1:  Turnagain Arm Trail – Potter to second overlook (Anchorage, AK)

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Hike 2:  Independence Mine Loop (Hatcher Pass, AK)

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Hike 3:  Mosquito Cove (Sitka, AK)

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Hike 4:  Gavan Hill (Sitka, AK)

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Hike 5:  Totem Trail (Sitka National Historical Park, AK)

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Hike 6:  Herring Cove/Beaver Lake (Sitka, AK)

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Hike 7:  Portage Glacier via Portage Lake (Portage, AK)

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Hike 8:  First 1,000 feet of the Bird Ridge Trail (Indian, Alaska)

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Hike 9:  First 1,300 feet of the Bird Ridge Trail (Indian, Alaska)

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Hike 10:  Backside trail of Flattop Mountain (Anchorage, AK)

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Hike 11:  Portage Glacier via Portage Lake (Portage, AK)

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Hike 12:  Mt. Baldy (Eagle River, AK)

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Hike 13:  Near Point (Anchorage, AK)

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Hike 14:  Mt. Baldy (Eagle River, AK)

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Hike 15:  Bodenburg Butte (Palmer, AK)

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Hike 16:  Rendezvous Peak (Anchorage, AK)

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Hike 17:  Bodenburg Butte (Palmer, AK)

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Hike 18:  Twin Peaks Trail to first bench (Eklutna, AK)

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Hike 19:  Bodenburg Butte (Palmer, AK)

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Hike 20:  Near Point (Anchorage, AK)

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Hike 21:  Backside of Flattop (Anchorage, AK)

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Hike 22: Gold Ridge (Juneau, AK)

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Hike 23:  Nugget Falls at Mendenhall Glacier (Juneau, AK)

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Hike 24:  Perseverance Trail (Juneau, AK)

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Hike 25:  Day 1 of Resurrection Pass (Hope, AK)

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Hike 26:  Day 2 of Resurrection Pass (Hope, AK)

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Hike 27:  Day 3 of Resurrection Pass (Cooper Landing, AK)

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Hike 28:  Day 4 of Resurrection Pass (Cooper Landing, AK)

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Hike 29:  Lazy Mountain (Palmer, AK)

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Hike 30:  Mt. Townsend (Quilcene, WA)

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Hike 31:  Hope Point to Overlook (Hope, AK)

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Hike 32:  Mt. Baldy (Eagle River, AK)

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Hike 33:  Mt. Marathon (Seward, AK)

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Hike 34:  Bear Lake Trail (Seward, AK)

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Hike 35:  Wolverine Peak (Anchorage, AK)

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Hike 36:  Blacktail Rocks (Eagle River, AK)

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Hike 37:  Mt. Baldy (Eagle River, AK)

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Hike 38:  Lost Lake Backpacking Day 1 (Seward, AK)

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Hike 39:  Lost Lake Backpacking Day 2 (Seward, AK)

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Hike 40:  Backside of Flattop (Anchorage, AK)

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Hike 41:  Reed Lakes (Hatcher Pass, AK)

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Hike 42:  Mt. Kilimanjaro – Machame Gate to Machame Camp (Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania)

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Hike 43:  Mt. Kilimanjaro – Machame Camp to Shira Cave Camp (Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania)

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Hike 44:  Mt. Kilimanjaro – Shira Cave Camp to Lava Tower to Shira 2 Camp (Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania)

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Hike 45:  Materuni Waterfall (Materuni, Tanzania)

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Hike 46:  April Bowl/Hatch Peak (Hatcher Pass, AK)

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Hike 47: Root Glacier (Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, AK)

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Hike 48: Backside of Flattop (Anchorage, AK)

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Hike 49: Day one of Kesugi Ridge (Denali State Park, AK)

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Hike 50: Day 2 of Kesugi Ridge (Denali State Park, AK)

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Challenge start:  January 7

Challenge end:

Total miles hiked in 2018:  310


52 Hike Challenge 2017 Hike List:

Hike 1:  Backpacking trail to Nancy Lake (Willow, AK)
Hike 2:  Smokejumper Trail (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 3:  University Lake Trail (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 4:  Rover’s Run Trail (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 5:  South Fork Loop Trail (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 6:  Lynx/Coyote Trail Loop (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 7:  Portage Glacier Hike (Portage, AK)
Hike 8:  South Fork Eagle River Trail (Eagle River, AK)
Hike 9:  Nancy Lake (Willow, AK)
Hike 10:  Upper Gasline Trail (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 11:  Bodenburg Butte (Butte, AK)
Hike 12:  Near Point (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 13:  Horseshoe Lake Loop (Big Lake, AK)
Hike 14:  Powerline Trail – Basher to Near Point (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 15:  Little O’Malley (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 16:  Gull Rock (Hope, AK)
Hike 17:  Glacier Point (Yosemite National Park, CA)
Hike 18:  Sentinel Dome (Yosemite National Park, CA)
Hike 19:  Bridalveil Falls (Yosemite National Park, CA)
Hike 20:  The bottom of El Capitan (Yosemite National Park, CA)
Hike 21:  Vernal Falls (Yosemite National Park, CA)
Hike 22:  Nevada Falls (Yosemite National Park, CA)
Hike 23:  Olmsted Point (Yosemite National Park, CA)
Hike 24:  Tuolumne Meadows to Soda Springs (Yosemite National Park, CA)
Hike 25:  Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias (Yosemite National Park, CA)
Hike 26:  Lower Yosemite Falls (Yosemite National Park, CA)
Hike 27:  Sentinel Meadow Loop from Half Dome Village (Yosemite National Park, CA)
Hike 28: Earthquake Trail (Point Reyes National Seashore, CA)
Hike 29:  Point Reyes Lighthouse (Point Reyes National Seashore, CA)
Hike 30:  Muir Woods Loop – Bridge 4 to Hillside Trail (Muir Woods National Mnmt, CA)
Hike 31:  Powerline Pass to Hidden Lake Bridge (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 32:  Caines Head Beach Trail (Seward, AK)
Hike 33:  Fort McGilvray (Seward, AK)
Hike 34:  Spencer Glacier (Portage, AK)
Hike 35:  April Bowl/Hatch Peak (Hatcher Pass, AK)
Hike 36:  Crow Pass – Girdwood to Raven Glacier (Girdwood, AK)
Hike 37:  Kincaid Sand Dunes (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 38:  Flattop Mountain (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 39:  Rendezvous Peak (Eagle River, AK)
Hike 40:  Gold Mint Trail (Hatcher Pass, AK)
Hike 41:  Twin Peaks Trail (Eklutna, AK)
Hike 42:  Byers Lake Trail (Denali State Park, AK)
Hike 43:  Eklutna Lake Trail (Eklutna, AK)
Hike 44:  Portage Pass (Whittier, AK)
Hike 45:  Eagle and Symphony Lakes (Eagle River, AK)
Hike 46:  Byron Glacier (Portage, AK)
Hike 47: Turnagain Arm Trail to first overlook (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 48:  The Dome (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 49:  Byron Glacier Ice Caves (Portage, AK)
Hike 50:  Skyline Drive Overlook (Eagle River, AK)
Hike 51:  Turnagain Arm Trail to second overlook (Anchorage, AK)
Hike 52: Mt. Baldy (Eagle River, AK)

Challenge Start: January 1st

Challenge End: November 7th

Total miles hiked in 2017:  255

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