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- Similar Trips
In the alpine country of Nikolai Pass, look to Mt. Blackburn (16,390’) in one direction, the snowy University Range (16,421’) in the other, and the glacial waters of Nizina River 2400’ below. Hike along rolling slopes toward the base of Sourdough peak, or explore nearby remains of old Nikolai Mine. Great photo opportunities.
Your excellent pilots gave us an unprecedented overview of the whole area from the air, making an apprehensive brother-in-law comment over and over - 'Thank you for talking us into going..