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Backpack Granite Tors

Fairbanks, Alaska

5.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

15 miles

Route Type

Loop

Description

Added by Megan Henry

This loop hike outside of Fairbanks features a number of unique, exposed rock outcroppings that spread across the landscape

We split this 15-mile loop into an overnight backpacking trip and had an amazing time. Our route started up the eastern side of the loop and took us past the trail shelter. Once we reached the tors, we settled in and set up camp. It was stunning and we actually wished we would have left a day between hiking in and hiking out to just explore the tor formations. If you're interested in treating yourself after a long hike, Chena Hot Springs is just down the road!

Interested in heading out on this adventure in the winter? Check out Snowshoe Granite Tors.

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Features

Camping
Backpacking
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Hot Springs
Scenic
Wildflowers

Reviews

No water sources so you'll have to pack out all of it.

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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