Information About

Polar Bear Peak

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Polar Bear Peak on The Map

Location

61 ° 9' 10" N,
149 ° 11' 45" W

Region

Anchorage

Nearest City

Girdwood

Elevation

5502 ft (1677.01 m)

Polar Bear Peak in Detail.

About

In the Chugach Mountains, at the head of South Fork Eagle River, 5 mi ESE of Eagle Lake, and 22 mi ESE of Anchorage.

History

Named in 1963 by members of the Mountaineering Club of Alaska because a snow patch on its north face resembles a polar bear skin.

Places Near Polar Bear Peak
Cities:

Girdwood,

Glaciers:

Wall Street Glacier, Raisin Glacier, Thunder Glacier, Emerald Glacier, Bird Glacier, Clear Glacier, Crow Glacier, Eagle Glacier, Eklutna Glacier, Flute Glacier, Glacier G210678E61146N, Glacier G210797E61155N, Glacier G210852E61219N, Glacier G210937E60962N, Glacier G210945E60953N, Glacier G210951E60950N, Glacier G210956E61225N, Glacier G210995E60941N, Glacier G211005E61163N, Glacier G211014E60947N, Glacier G211015E61158N, Icicle Glacier, Milk Glacier, Organ Glacier, Raven Glacier, West Branch Eklutna Glacier,

Routes:

Baby Candyland, Frozen Flame,

Lakes:

Crystal Lake, Eagle Lake, Symphony Lake,

Locales:

Death Bowls, Symphony Tarns,

Mountains:

Mount Alyeska, Barnes Mountain, Baumann Bump, Mount Beelzebub, Bellicose Peak, Benign Peak, Bird Peak, Calliope Mountain, Camp Robber Peak, Cantata Peak, Crow Peak, Eagle Peak, Goat Mountain, Harp Mountain, Hibbs Peak, Hurdygurdy Mountain, Jewel Mountain, Mount Magnificent, Magpie Peak, Moonlight Mountain, Notch Mountain, Organ Mountain, Peeking Mountain, Peril Peak, Polar Bear Peak, Raggedtop Mountain, Rook Mountain, Mount Rumble, Summit Mountain, Sunlight Mountain, Thunder Bird Peak, Mount Yukla,

Parks:

Chugach State Park,

Mountain Passes:

Archangel Pass, Bird Creek Pass, Blackout Pass, Crow Pass, Moraine Pass, Steamroller Pass,

Peaks:

Adelie Point, Bees Heaven Peak, Berg Peak, Birds Eye Peak, California Peak, Chinstrap Peak, Crested Peak, Devils Mistress, East Kiliak Peak, East Kinglet Peak, Fishs Breath, Gentoo Peak, Grey Jay Peak, Highbush Peak, Icicle Peak, Middle Kinglet Peak, Middle Raven Peak, Nantina Point, Nest Peak, North Raven Peak, Penguin Peak, Peters Peak, Pleasant Mountain, Saghala Point, South Raina Peak, South Raven Peak, Tail Feather Peak, The Watchman, Transcendence Peak, Vertigo Peak, West Kiliak Peak, West Kinglet Peak,

Streams:

California Creek, Camp Creek, Crow Creek, Falling Water Creek, Glacier Creek, Milk Creek, Raven Creek, Virgin Creek, Winner Creek,

Routes:

Abe's Trail, Albert Loop Trail, Cali Creek Trail, Connector 1 Trail, Connector 2 Trail, Crow Pass Trail, Dew Mound Trail, Eagle River North Fork Access Trail, Four Corners Loop Trail, Indian to Bird Bike Trail, Jewel Mountain, Lake Spur HV Trail, Mountain Meadow Trail, Penguin Creek Trail, Rapids Camp Loop Trail, River Loop Trail, Rodak Nature Loop Trail,

Valleys:

Glacier Gulch, Hanging Valley,

Cities:

Alyeska,