Information About

Hades Highway

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Hades Highway on The Map

Location

58 ° 39' 42" N,
133 ° 55' 54" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

3868 ft (1178.97 m)

Uses

Hades Highway in Detail.

About

In the Coast Mountains, heading at 584300N, 1345300W, 2 mi SW of Devils Paw and trending SW to Demorest Glacier, 3 mi N of Hodgkins Peak and 26 mi NE of Juneau. 8 miles long.

History

So named in 1964 by members of the Juneau Icefield Research Project because the roughness of the glacier made travel difficult.