Posted by Lee Petersen | March 6, 2012
Castner Creek and Castner Glacier

The snowy drive south of Delta Junction. Last weekend was the last outing for the ski mountaineering class. Saturday morning we drove down the Richardson Highway. After a brief stop...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | March 1, 2012
Another time-lapse; Welcome March!

Purchase Prints or License | A still from the time-lapse below. It was a really good start to the month! At 12:30am I was editing the previous time-lapse and I...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | March 1, 2012
First D7000 Timelapse

The Nikon D7000 is the first camera I've owned with a built in intervalometer. The aurora didn't seem incredibly active tonight so I decided this would be a good time...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 27, 2012
Ski Mountaineering

This semester I've been taking a class in ski mountaineering with Stan Justice from the Alaska Alpine Club and UAF. It's been a lot of fun and I've learned a...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 20, 2012
I . . . am an idiot, but look how cool this is!

The aurora came out incredibly early, shining brightly in the twilight sky directly overhead. This night was one of the most incredibly gorgeous aurora displays I've seen yet. You should...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 15, 2012
Happy Valentine’s Day Aurora!

Valentine's Day is over and in standard form, I am sick. After a day of deteriorating health, Kate has talked me into staying at home today. Since I'm coughing, sneezing,...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 13, 2012
Three pictures from this morning

This morning I woke up a little after 6am, went out to the outhouse, and noticed something unusual for these morning hours . . . the sky was green! Finally...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 9, 2012
Pretty night under the full moon, but where is the aurora?

Birch trees in the front yard under the full moonlight. The other night the moon was full and it made for a pretty bright night. However, this has been the...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 7, 2012
It’s still winter, but we may not know it

This winter has been strange. In November we had record breaking cold. The thermometer hit -40° multiple times and the cold was relentless. Then came December . . . the...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 5, 2012
The start of the 2012 Yukon Quest

Yesterday, February 4th, Kate and I went down to the Chena River to watch the start of the Yukon Quest. The Yukon Quest is a 1000 mile international dog sled...

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