Last week was all about hiking, and the grand finale was an 8.8 round trip hike to Rabbit Lakes. The more I explore new trails in the Chugach National Forest, the more I understand why so many people slap “I Heart Chugach” bumper stickers on their Subarus.
Summers like this make me wonder why the entire planet isn’t migrating to Alaska. There is an infinite amount of daylight to hike an infinite number of trails, and this year we are blessed with the time to get out and do it.
Here are some snapshots from the Rabbit Lake excursion with three tired dogs, three energetic kids, and two proud adults: