Worthington Glacier State Recreation Site
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 2, 2020
Worthington Glacier State Recreation Site

The Worthington Glacier State Recreation Site is a great roadside stop near Valdez along the Richardson Highway with incredible views of the Glacier.

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College Glacier – Hiking Guide
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 26, 2020
College Glacier – Hiking Guide

Info on hiking College Creek to College Glacier near the Hoodoos on the southern part of the Delta Mountains in the Alaska Range. Good backcountry hiking and fantastic views!

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Teklanika Foothills Hike
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 23, 2020
Teklanika Foothills Hike

A fun, short (~5 mile), back-country, off-trail hike in the Teklanika foothills in Denali National Park. Open tundra and great views of Double Mountain!

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Wickersham Dome Trail
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 10, 2020
Wickersham Dome Trail

Wickersham Dome Trail is a 6-7 mile out-and-back hike that travels through boreal forest to rocky alpine tundra. Great day hike near Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Aurora Borealis Viewing from Murphy Dome
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 10, 2020
Aurora Borealis Viewing from Murphy Dome

Murphy Dome is a great place to view the aurora borealis from September to April in Fairbanks, Alaska. Directions, map, and some info to help you get there.

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Viewing and Photographing the Northern Lights
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 29, 2020
Viewing and Photographing the Northern Lights

There's perhaps no bigger draw to the far northern latitudes in winter than the chance to see the aurora borealis. It's understandable. The phenomenon is stunning. Some of the best...

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Table Top Mountain Trail
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 27, 2020
Table Top Mountain Trail

Table Top Mountain Trail is a 3.5-mile hike with a short extension to the summit of a treeless, mesa-like mountain with great views of the White Mountains.

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Gulkana Glacier Hike
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 22, 2020
Gulkana Glacier Hike

The Gulkana Glacier area has much to offer, including day-hiking, backpacking or mountaineering expeditions, or just a roadside view of the glacier.

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Healy Overlook Trail
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 15, 2020
Healy Overlook Trail

The Healy Overlook Trail is a steep yet well-maintained, easy-to-follow, and relatively short 4.7-mile hike and offers gorgeous Alaska Range views.

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Granite Tors Trail
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 10, 2020
Granite Tors Trail

Hiking guide to the 15-mile Granite Tors Loop in the Chena River State Rec Area. A moderately intense day hike or overnight hike amongst granite towers.

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