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Entering Alaska: Pipelines, Rations, and One Major Wrong TurnThe first couple days of an Alaskan backpacking trip were filled with organizational efforts and one false start, plus plenty of stunning scenery.
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Hike 1: Our eager attempt to head up the Canwell Glacier along the creek for a hut-to-hut trip was thwarted by a wrong turn, rain, extensive bushwhacking, and one bloated stream. We would abort the route and head out elsewhere the next day.