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Sitka, Alaska

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  • Sitka, Alaska

    Hike Harbor Mountain via the Gavin Hill Trail

    6 mi / 800 ft gain
    The first part of the trail involves a series of switchbacks through gorgeous forests of Sitka spruce. About a half mile in, you will come to the first bowl/overlook, which will provide a taste of the view to come. Another 1.25 miles from here you will begin to clear the forested area onto the pe...
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  • Sitka, Alaska

    Hike Herring Cove Trail to Beaver Lake

    6 mi / 250 ft gain
    From the trailhead, you’ll travel along a cascading creek ascending through gravel, rocks steps and a couple boardwalks within a dense hemlock, spruce and yellow cedar forest. The first part of the trail is by far the most difficult, with a couple steep areas and tight rock passageways. In total,...
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