One of the great joys of hiking in Alaska is seeing the plants and flowers, watching how they change as you pass through different ecosystems and elevations, and learning the names and characteristics of the species you see. The mountains and woods where we hike are always beautiful, but when you understand what you are seeing the pleasure is greatly increased. And its fun to be able to share your knowledge with your hiking companions.

Spring wildflowers bloom on Katsugi Ridge as the solstice nears. Photo by Kristin Platt.

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