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  1. This classic Southcentral Alaska backpacking trip will have you itching for your next outing on the Last Frontier.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    5113.7 miles
    Duration
    Plan three days on the Res Pass Trail and give yourself enough time to really see it. Bonus: backcountry cabins, maintained by the Forest Service, are spaced perfectly for three eleven-to-thirteen-mile days.
  2. Experience wild, remote Alaska on a section of the famed Bomber Traverse.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    48.9 miles
    Duration
    You could do the 10-mile round-trip hike to the Snowbird Glacier and back in a day. For a truly Alaskan experience, though, spend the night in the remote Snowbird Hut.
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