Gavan-Hill-Trail

Gavan Hill Trail

Length (one way): 3 miles One Way Trip Time: 3 to 4 hours Trail Begins: Baranof Street, in north Sitka. Trail Ends: Gavan Hill Summit, elevation 2505 feet. Trail Rating: Moderate. Rebuilt in 1993. Steep uphill climb. Bears may be present. Recommended Season: Spring-Summer-Fall USGS Maps: Sitka A-4 Elevation Gain: 2,500 feet Access: The trail […]

Marching outside with dense vegetation

Areas of dense vegetation

Places of dense, shrubby or bushy as beech forests or coihue of Araucania and Patagonia are virtually impenetrable and can cause unpleasant surprises in the security group if they do not follow certain rules designed to facilitate foot traffic. The breaks or stops grouping should be in comfortable places, that is, less dense vegetation. Typically, […]