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Alaska - Dew Mound Lake

This Hike is led by Girls Who Hike Ambassador Ashley Weaver!

If you are a registered member and have your punch card, don’t forget to bring it so I can initial it! 
If you’re not a registered member, you’re more than welcome to attend anyway! You can find out more about how to become one and get a punch card of your own here: https://girls-who-hike.myshopify.com/products/gwh-new-member-kit

I will not be handing out punch cards at this event. They’re available through purchase of a New Member Kit only. 

Dew Mound/Lake Loop 
Chugach State Park 
Trail Rating: Green -- Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain less than 1,000, low altitude. Novice hikers are welcome!! 
Date: February 9, 2019
Time: We will meet at the Eagle River Nature Center at 10:15 am to leave and start hiking at 10:30 am.
Distance: 6.6 mile loop 
Elevation Gain: 800 feet
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/alaska/rodak-cow-pass-and-dew-mound-loop
Water Required: 2 L, and optional toasty beverage to keep you warm on the trail

Dogs: Welcome if they’re up for the hike and friendly!
Permits / Passes: $5 for parking
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 32750 Eagle River Rd, Eagle River, AK 99577
61.2342° N, 149.2711° W

Kids: No
Men: No

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver


PLEASE BE AWARE:

- This hike is open to hikers of all skill levels. We’ll be hiking as a group, and nobody will be left behind or forgotten.

- Since we won't be leaving anyone behind, we will be taking breaks when they are needed, for as long as they are needed. Unfortunately there is no way to predetermine this. If you plan to leave the group or are uncomfortable waiting for or hiking at the pace of other hikers please do not attend. 

- Water, lunch/snacks, warm and waterproof layers, and appropriate footwear are required. Possible extras to pack: microspikes, hand warmers, or a hot beverage to drink during/after the hike if it's really cold.

Any updates will be posted on the event thread, and I'll update the event description if anything changes. Can't wait to hike with you all!

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