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Mchugh Peak, AK

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Difficulty 5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 8.35 miles
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Elevation Gain 4,102 feet
Accumulated Gain 4,168 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 29.19
Interest Seasonal Waterfall & Seasonal Creek
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14  2014-04-16 ASUAviator
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,880
Routes 15,964
Photos 24
Trips 1 ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
Location TrailDEX, HAZ
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Anchorage - Anchorage BLM
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Preferred   Jul, Aug, Jun, Sep
Sun  6:51am - 7:22pm
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Mchugh Peak is a 8.35 mile round trip hike with 4,168 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 15 miles south-southeast of Anchorage Alaska. July and August are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Just outside of Anchorage, McHugh Creek State Wayside Trailhead provides access to the SW tip of the Chugach range. There are a mix of easy to difficult hikes to be had. There is a $5 day use fee.

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This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.

Leave No Trace and +Add a Triplog after your hike to support this local community.


    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    A few miles south of Anchorage on the Seward Highway. MP 111.7
    page created by ASUAviator on Jul 13 2014 11:22 pm
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