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Refuge Notebook: A hike a week challenege

...trails so far - Lower Russian Lakes Trail, Fuller Lakes Trail, Bean Creek Trail to Juneau Falls, Vista Trail, and Carter Lake Trail to Crescent Lake. All of these trails are surprisingly unique in their own way. This week I am looking forward...
Couple and dogs rescued after being stranded in cabin by deep snow

...the Alaska State Troopers said. The couple and a husky named Matanuska and a chow-shepherd mix named Mesa hiked the Carter Lake Trail to a the cabin Saturday, Rachel Cheyette said. The weather was clear and the trail had little snow so they left...
Head for the hills between runs through the summer, despite the heat. Atcheson recommended visiting places like Fuller Lake, Crescent Lake, Carter Lake or Bench Lake for grayling and rainbow trout fishing. "Since they're high mountain lakes, it's a shorter season...
Fresh as a mountain stream

...water in several locations, such as this run-off stream that, earlier this week, crossed the hiking path along the Carter Lake Trail in the Chugach National Forest. Forecasters are calling for numerous showers around the Kenai Peninsula today...
Photo feature: Take a hike

Photo by Joseph Robertia Water gently laps along the shoreline of Carter Lake in Chugach National Forest.
Perseverance rewarded on Carter Lake Trail

...fall colors, are prolific on the Carter lake Trail, especially between Carter...time to stretch the legs on the Carter Lake Trail in the Chugach National Forest...34 of the Seward Highway, the Carter Lake Trail can be an easy to moderate...
Peninsula lodges await snow, winter business

...snowmachiners, skiers and snowboarders stop while traveling to and from sites such as Manitoba Mountain, Lost Lake and Carter Lake. As of Thursday, though, there was little snow to bring them through. "When the snow comes, I'm going to see...
Mountain trail open windows to the wilderness

...out the other side. Well, you're in luck. Carter Lake Trail The Carter Lake Trail, also part of the Chugach National Forest...that it does involve a steep climb. The trail to Carter Lake, which is on the way to Crescent Lake, is 2...
Avid snowshoers enjoy backcountry

...All the normal hiking trails can be snowshoed, but they caution that some may be prone to avalanche, and some, like Carter Lake Trail, are very steep. In the Skilak Loop area, some hike the Seven Lakes Trial, snowshoeing across the lakes...
Outdoor activities abound

...the Seward Highway. "It's another easily accessible alpine area," he said. Heath said he will also focus on the Carter Lake Trail, and several others in the Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area. While at some of these locations -- as well as...


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