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55 Ways to the Wilderness in Southcentral Alaska, 5th Edition

  • 256 pages
  • Mountaineers Books
  • 978-0-89886-791-6
  • Apr 26, 2002


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* The 'what to do' guidebook for Southcentral Alaska
* Summer trails and winter hikes are among the more than 135 outdoor activities included
* Find day hikes, as well as multi-day trips in this varied guidebook

From woodland and tundra hikes to float trips and winter excursions, there are actually over 135 ways to discover the Southcentral Alaska in this book. Iincluded is information on the Valdez Historic Trail, and on Shoup Bay, a new trail in Prince William Sound that combines an easy beach walk with a glacier and iceberg studded final destination.

Two convenient trip summary tables provide easy trip comparisons by location, length, level of difficulty, season to go, and suitability for children. The guidebook also provides maps and helpful information on such things as finding public transportation to some of these amazing Southcentral Alaska destinations.

MAP CORRECTION: In the fifth printing (2008) of the sixth edition of this book, there is an incorrect map on page 182. Click here to download the correct map. The error was corrected in the sixth printing (2010).


  • 256 pages
  • Mountaineers Books
  • 978-0-89886-791-6
  • Apr 26, 2002

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