|Submitted By||Matt Lux|
|Miles One Way||6|
|Miles from Anchorage||40; near the town of Palmer|
|General Vicinity||Matanuska Valley|
|Season||June through October|
Began this hike at the McRoberts Creek Trailhead, then take the left fork and follow the trail up to Lazy Mountain. From Lazy Mtn, I traversed the ridgeline to Matanuska Peak. The trail becomes faint as the approach up Mat Peak begins but the route is straight forward. I came out on the McRoberts trail, which follows the valley floor.
There is a lot of scree on this hike, I would recommend wearing gaiters.