Information About

Bird Peak

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 0' 8" N,
149 ° 17' 5" W

Region

Anchorage

Nearest City

Girdwood

Elevation

5007 ft (1526.13 m)

Uses

Bird Peak in Detail.

About

In Chugach Mountains near the head of Bird Creek, 5 mi. NW of Girdwood, 23 mi SE of Anchorage.

History

Named in 1963 by members of the Mountaineering Club of Alaska. Name "derived from Bird Creek which makes a half-circle around this mountain."

Places Near Bird Peak
Capes:

Bird Point, Snipers Point,

Cities:

Girdwood,

Glaciers:

Bird Glacier, Clear Glacier, Crow Glacier, Flute Glacier, Icicle Glacier, Milk Glacier, Organ Glacier, Raven Glacier,

Lakes:

Crystal Lake, Eagle Lake, Symphony Lake,

Locales:

Austrian Bowl, Bidarka, Binge Bowl, Death Bowls, French Bowl, German Bowl, Hugh's Bowl, Italian Bowl, Ship Creek Bowl, Solstice Gully, Swiss Bowl, Symphony Tarns,

Mountains:

Mount Alpenglow, Barnes Mountain, Baumann Bump, Bird Peak, Bradley Peak, Calliope Mountain, Camp Robber Peak, Cantata Peak, Crow Peak, Eagle Peak, Hurdygurdy Mountain, Jewel Mountain, Magpie Peak, Organ Mountain, Polar Bear Peak, Raggedtop Mountain, Rook Mountain, Summit Mountain,

Parks:

Chugach State Park,

Mountain Passes:

Bird Creek Pass, Crow Pass, Indian Creek Pass, Moraine Pass, Turnagain Pass,

Peaks:

Adelie Point, California Peak, Chinstrap Peak, Crested Peak, East Kiliak Peak, Fishs Breath, Gentoo Peak, Icicle Peak, Koktoya Peak, Nantina Point, Nest Peak, Penguin Peak, Pyramid Peak, Saghala Point, The Sail, West Kiliak Peak,

Ridges:

Seattle Creek Headwall, Seattle Ridge,

Routes:

-1 Bowl, 1st Bowl, 2nd Bowl, 3rd Bowl, 4th Bowl, Bermuda Triangle, Eddy's, Gods Country, Little Sweden, Wolverine, Zero Bowl,

Streams:

Alder Creek, Beaver Creek, Bird Creek, Black Creek, California Creek, Camp Creek, Crow Creek, Cub Creek, Falls Creek, Glacier Creek, Indian Creek, Kern Creek, Milk Creek, Nelson Creek, North Fork Ship Creek, Old Woman Creek, Penguin Creek, Raven Creek, Sawmill Creek, Seattle Creek, Sixmile Creek, Slate Creek, Sunrise Creek, Sunset Creek, Virgin Creek, Walker Creek, Winner Creek, Wolverine Creek,

Routes:

Abe's Trail, Bird Creek Trail, Bird Point Interpretive Trail, Bird Ridge Interpretive Trail, Bird Ridge Trail, Bird Valley Trail, Cali Creek Trail, Crow Pass Trail, Hanging Valley Trail, Indian Creek Pass Trail, Indian to Bird Bike Trail, Jewel Mountain, Lake Spur HV Trail, Mountain Meadow Trail, Penguin Creek Trail, Penguin Peak Trail, Powerline Trail, Rapids Camp Loop Trail,

Valleys:

Glacier Gulch, Hanging Valley,

Cities:

Alyeska, Sunrise,