A nice day hike above Hope, Alaska. It is always good to get up and hile uphill in Alaska. This is a nice steep section right out of Hope. Which is how my wife and I felt the first time we hit this steep part. Fortunately, we were in better shape today and made it to Hope Mountain.
Alaska is the largest state in the United States by area. It is situated in the northwest extremity of the North American continent, with Canada to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, with Russia further west across the Bering Strait. Approximately half of Alaska's 710,231 residents (as per the 2010 United States Census) live within the Anchorage metropolitan area. Alaska is the least densely populated state of the U.S.Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska