Ptarmigan Peak

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Ptarmigan Peak is a mountain in the Chugach Mountain Range, AK. Two University of Alaska Anchorage mountaineering students died on the mountain in 1998. Eleven more people got injured on the 2,000 foot fall. The mountain is not usually crowded. One route is going up Powerline Pass(Recommended on Mountain Bike) for 3 miles then stow your bike and climb up the mountain. Great views on the summit.

Elevation (feet): 4,911
Elevation (meters): 1,497
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Chugach Mountains
State: Alaska
Latitude: 61.059095
Longitude: -149.604049
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Anchorage
Convenient Center: Anchorage

Thanks to Mountain Hiker, AK for adding this peak.

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