Hiking – Haines Trails – The Outdoor Women

Hiking-Haines-TrailsBattery Point Trail
Length 1.2 miles, no elevation gain, location: from Fort Seward, walk east along Beach Rd. and up hill to end of (about 1.25 miles past Portage Cove Campground). Trail leads to beach (1 mile) and across headland to Kelgaya Point (1.2 miles).

Mt. Riley Trails
Three routes to summit, Mud Bay Road, length 2.8 miles, located south along Mud Bay Rd. at mile 3. Lily Lake Rd., length 3.6 miles from start of Lily Lake Rd., located down FAA Road to end(1 mile), take access road 1.7 miles toward Lily Lake, look for trail on right. Portage Cove, length 4 miles from Battery Pt. trailhead, located up Battery Point Trail, take right fork just before reaching beach. Elevation gain 1760 feet.

Seduction Point
Length 6.75 miles, no elevation gain, located down Mud Bay Rd. at Chilkat State Park.

Mt. Ripinsky
Length 3.75 miles to North summit, elevation gain 3600 feet, located North of Town; follow Young Rd. bearing right at top of hill, at water tank turn left, trail begins .5 mile down dirt road.
*Don’t give up, keep on going, you will see a sign for trail.

Seven Mile Saddle Trail
Length 1.9 miles to saddle, 3.2 miles to Peak 3920, located at mile 7 of Haines Highway.

Mt. Ripinsky to Peak 3920
Length 2.8 miles, elevation gain 300 feet, trail can be unclear.
* 8.5 miles from Mt. Ripinsky trailhead to Seven Mile Saddle trailhead.

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