Hiking Alaska's Wrangell St. Elias

National Park and Preserve

by Greg Fensterman

A companion site to the book published by Falcon Guides®

Wrangell St. Elias National Park
Hiking Trip:
Toe of the Kennicott Glacier

Distance: 2.5 miles out and back

Difficulty: easier

Approx. hiking time: 2 hours

Total elevation gain: +50'

Best season: Late May - September

Access: The hike begins in downtown McCarthy

Maps: McCarthy B-6

Challenges: Glacial moraine (optional)


An easy walk from McCarthy to the terminus of the Kennicott Glacier where you get views of the surrounding area.

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