Pinnell Mountain Trail

United States United States

Worth knowing

The Pinnell Mountain Trail runs for a length of 43 kilometers through Alaska in the United States.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 2 days to walk the Pinnell Mountain Trail.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are completely self-sufficient..
There are no grocery stores along the way, so you have to take all the food you need with you for the entire trail.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp and in unmanaged huts.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Pinnell Mountain Trail

43 km
Elevation gain
1.450 m
Elevation loss
1.300 m
Highest Point
Pinnell Mountain / 1.504 m
Lowest Point
963 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
43 km
1.450 m
1.300 m
Pinnell Mountain
1.504 m
963 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Pinnell Mountain Trail
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in unmanaged huts
Solitude on the Pinnell Mountain Trail
Wilderness / Virtually no people and no settlements

The best time to hike the Pinnell Mountain Trail is:


Arrival to the Pinnell Mountain Trail

You will arrive via Fairbanks International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Mietwagen. Duration approx. 3 hours.

Departure from the Pinnell Mountain Trail

Departure is via Fairbanks International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Mietwagen. Takes about 3 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Pinnell Mountain Trail

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