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Atlin-Juneau Icefield Traverse


Distance: 109 km
Elevation Gain: 461 m (1512 ft)
Time: 9 days
Difficulty: Moderate

The Atlin to Juneau Icefield Traverse is a a multi-day ski traverse from Atlin, BC to Juneau, Alaska. The route follows along six different glaciers (Llewellyn - Matthes - Taku - Southwest Branch - Lemon Creek - Ptarmigan) for a total of 109 km. Prepare yourself for numerous days of nothing but snow, ice and rock as you travel across this huge landscape. The route described here, including distances and duration is based on flying onto the Llewellyn Glacier from Atlin, skiing across the icefield, and descending via the Lemon Creek Trail to Juneau.

Monarch Mountain


Distance: 7 km
Elevation Gain: 700 m (2297 ft)
Time: 3 hours
Difficulty: Moderate

If you're in or around Atlin, be sure to do this hike - it offers some great views of Atlin Lake & Atlin Mountain as well as Teresa Island, the 2nd tallest lake island on the planet. Monarch is not the highest mountain in the Atlin area, but it is a great short day trip that gets you up to the sub-alpine to view the other majestic peaks.