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Dates: 4/1/2019 - 9/30/2019
City / State: Skagway, AK
Event Name: Historic town and Lower Reid Falls
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 112750 2019/Y2403
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K, 12K, 8K, 5K - 1B
Description: Walk through the historic district of town to the Gold Rush Cemetery and on to Lower Reid Falls via a short forest trail with some roots and rocks behind the cemetery with an elevation gain of 50 ft and return to the Klondike Gold Rush Visitors Center for an 8k route. The 5k does not go to the cemetery or falls. An additional hike to the SW of town goes to Yakutania Point picnic shelter for views of the Lynn Canal toward the Chilkat Mountains to make it 10k. Continue on through mixed coastal forest to peaceful Smugglers Cove for 12k.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Ice Cream Parlors, National Parks Centennial Challenge, State Street Sashay, Take a Walk In a City Park, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, United States Post Offices, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Daily, dawn to dusk
Location: WEB REGISTRATION ONLY (www.cva4u.org) -- Start at the Klondike Gold Rush Museum. There is NO start box at the start.
Start Point / Driving Directions: REGISTRATION; Please use the online start box provided by the California Volkssport Association website (www.cva4u.org). Follow the left side link. 'Online Start Box', and the instructions provided to sign a waiver and register for this event. Payments for event credit and directions use Paypal. The directions and insert cards are PDFs that you can download and print as needed. The POC does not provide event directions or accept alternative payment methods. The entire process should take less that 10 minutes for a first time user. Walk especially good for travelers.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: The additional hike to Yakutania Point is rated 2C for the final forested 100 yard trail with roots and rock steps. To Smugglers' Cove from Yakutania Point the trail is a 2C for the entire 2k addition. If arriving by cruise ship, add the distance from your cruise ship terminal to the start. The additional distance to the Point and Cove is not accessible to any strollers.
Host Club: AVA Vice-President
Contact: Nancy Wittenberg (253) 208-1331
Website: No Website Listed
E-Mail Contact: newittenberg@gmail.com