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Refuge Notebook: Fuller Lake to Skyline: a solo challenge brings many rewards

...route between Fuller Lakes and Skyline Trail. I told myself that by the end...I continued hiking toward the Skyline Trail. I hiked in silence lost in my...ridge between Fuller Lakes and the Skyline trail, but I had also completed a less...
Ostrander seeks another record at Mount Marathon

...Ostrander's training methods have taken a slightly different route. Instead of running up nearby mountains such as the Skyline trail, Ostrander has kept busy with training for the two-mile track race at the New Balance national meet in Greensboro...
Cheechako's guide to Skyline Trail

I had to slide, stumble or trip at least 15 times on my second trek on the Skyline Trail before I felt that the trail was truly my own. Even though it was my second time on the trail, it was still a new experience...
Refuge Notebook: When does 'close' become 'too close'?

...Refuge, such as boating, fishing or hiking rarely involve a similar amount of speed (with the exception of descending Skyline Trail for some folks). But do you sometimes feel the quarters are too close? Do you sometimes become a bit "spooked...
Nature's gifts and our public lands

...more special by the presence of family and friends, a hiker's exhilaration and sense of accomplishment ascending Skyline Trail ? all ecosystem services and all priceless.Dr. McDowell was right. Through our public lands, we've given ourselves...
Peninsula hiking trails offer great views

...cardiac stress test to the summit of Skyline Trail. Whatever your interests and...branches meet at Skilak Lake. Skyline Trail If getting above the trees is...12-mile route along the ridge links Skyline Trail to the Fuller Lakes Trail, which...

...Hayes of Toledo, Ohio along with Kristy?s parent?s Tom and Karen Wisniewski, also of Toledo, decided to hike Skyline Trail on the Kenai Peninsula with Kristy?s cousins Lacey, Grant and Justin Wisniewski, who they came to visit in Kenai...
Mystery defoliation at treeline in the Kenai Mountains

...treeline in areas like Summit Pass, Skyline Trail, and Cottonwood Creek. We assumed...afar. Approaching the top of Skyline Trail with Matt Bowser and Libby Bella...the ecosystem as we know it on Skyline Trail. Under defoliated trees and shrubs...
Mountain trail open windows to the wilderness

...beginning of a traverse that leads to Skyline Trail to the west. Though the route...cleared of deadfall this week. Skyline Trail This trail begins at Mile 61...Tern Lake. This trail, like Skyline Trail, is another "best bang for your...
All peninsula paths lead to scenery

...over a half-mile. The walk includes canyon, forest, river, meadows, wildflowers and berries. Beware of bears. Skyline Trail If getting above the trees is your goal, this trail climbs more than 2,500 feet in less than two miles. Park on...


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