McHugh Peak via Bear Valley Slowpoke hike

We had so much fun on our recent hike to the ridge so now we're heading to McHugh Peak.  The trail is approx. 3 miles overall with initial gain of 1,000 ft within a mile to the ridge, then 2 miles to McHugh Peak with another 1,000 foot gain.  Spectacular views of surrounding mountains, Turnagain arm, the inlet and the city.

 This hike is for anyone who wants or needs to be slower for any reason.
Expect to be out 5-6 hours. Bring water, snacks and hiking poles if you'd like as this is relatively steep hike, mostly above treeline.  Dress in non-cotton layers and bring a wind/rain layer along with hat/gloves as this area can be windy.  Bear spray is a good idea also.   Well-behaved dogs welcome.

Meet at Stork Park to carpool to this limited parking trailhead.

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  • Maria

    Great photos - wish I could've been there - thanks for leading Kelsey!

    August 4

  • Jon C.

    This was an awesome hike with a great bunch of gals. Thanks Kelsey for leading us to the summit and back.

    August 3

  • Susan R.

    5 stars. Great day with wonderful people. Hike was my first with meetup. Plan on doing more.

    August 3

  • gina

    From my MotionX gps app: total ~5.58 mi
    http://goo.gl/maps/INyim

    1 · August 2

  • Kelsey P

    We went up at 10:10. Sorry if we missed anyone!

    August 2

    • Kelsey P

      Oh no! Bummer we missed you. Hope to see you next time!

      August 2

    • Ali

      hope to :)

      August 2

  • A former member
    A former member

    Have loads of fun everyone! I'll miss you by a day and will take this trail on Sunday.

    August 1

  • Susan R.

    looking forward to the hike,

    August 1

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