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Lazy Mountain

Huntley Road, Palmer, AK
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Climb up Lazy Mtn.

I live on Lazy Mtn. near the trail head. It is a great hike for medium to difficult hiking. Watch... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Katherine B
Palmer, Alaska
Great views and very well maintained trails

This is a really great trail that gets the blood pumping and it allows for super views on a clear... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
Dina F
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Huntley Road, Palmer, AK
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

I live on Lazy Mtn. near the trail head. It is a great hike for medium to difficult hiking. Watch for bears. The view is spectacular!

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is a really great trail that gets the blood pumping and it allows for super views on a clear day. I met a few other locals and all were very pleasant and friendly. As others mentioned, wait until its dry to have a great...More

Thank Dina F
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Don't let the name fool you, this is a serious hike. You can either take the more direct but very steep route or the meandering Lazy Moose trail (where you are very likely to see moose). It usually takes us about 3-3.5 hours to summit...More

Thank wrodster
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a great hike, unless you are in great shape and do these types of hikes on a regular basis, plan on 5-6 hours easily for a round trip, especially with kids. Take lots of water and bug repellent is nice. Two options of...More

1  Thank Timmie2015
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

In all fairness this is a beautiful hike but I didn't rank it highly because the trail is very difficult if it is the slightest bit slick from rain. I would attempt lazy moose first then try lazy mountain if you want a challenge. I...More

Thank otownvagabond
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a wonderful trail up mountain. Some areas are steep. Absolutely awesome views at the top. Not for the low energetic. It takes about 2 hrs to top. Four hours to top if you are hauling a bicycle. Clear trail.

Thank alaskatrini
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Great Hike- bring water and bug repellent. Great Vistas. Alaska typical. Can do w/ small child in backpack. Saw Moose

Thank dux4susi
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Beautiful up on the mountain side! I love that you can look right down over Palmer and how tiny it all looks up there!

Thank sfrost555
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Lazy Mountain is a great day hike. It's very easy to get to, and the views as you climb are terrific. There are no switchbacks here, so be prepared for some fairly aggressive grades.

Thank chdye89
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Climbing Lazy Mountain is anything but a leisurely stroll! It starts off with a challenging incline that continues for nearly a mile. About the time you are thinking you have had enough, a picnic table will appear (about 1 mile). Take a break, drink some...More

1  Thank denali73
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