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  1. 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.
  2. 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
    25.7 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.
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