Photo: Quite a hike

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2003


ers begin descending the many wooden steps and boardwalks of the Gavan Hill Trail recently with the city of Sitka visible in the distance. From a trailhead near downtown Sitka, the trail is a steep climb up 2,500 feet to a subalpine zone. The trail crosses a barren saddle, passes a small shelter and connects with a trail to Harbor Mountain. The total distance is about six miles.

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