Many places to hike near Girdwood and Alyeska. The Winner Creek Trail to Berry Pass is a wonderful way to spend a day. You will wish you could stay longer.
Awesome views await on the Exit Glacier – Harding Ice Field Trail. The trail is steep but hiker friendly, and you have a good chance of seeing wildlife.
After the winter of 1897 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police began requiring people on the Chilkoot to carry an outfit of at least 2,000 lbs.