by Helen D. Nienhueser & John Wolfe Jr. (The Mountaineers Books)
Since 1972, 55 Ways has been the most useful guidebook available for discovering Southcentral Alaska. The completely revised fifth edition seven all-new, comprehensive trips and 18 new side routes. Whether you are seeking a stroll along an iceberg-studded beach (the recently opened Shoup Bay Trail) or a four-day trek into Alaska’s high country (Kesugi Ridge), 55 Ways offers the ideal destination. Includes: more than 160 “ways” to explore the backcountry of Southcentral Alaska, from public-use cabins to tundra hikes; 20 trips on the Kenai Peninsula, 19 trips in Chugach State Park, and 16 trips in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Denali State Park, and the Copper River Basin; a new Trip Summary Table compares routes by location, length, level of difficulty, and ease for children; difficulty levels range from rambles to rugged, multi-day excursions.
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