52 Hike Challenge 2017

I’m joining the 52 Hike Challenge this year!  My goal is to complete 52 unique hikes in 2017.  Follow my progress here, and if you want to join me check out the official 52 Hike Challenge website!


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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