Aurora at Angel Rocks
Posted by lwpetersen | February 2, 2017

It sure doesn't feel like it, but it's been over a year since I've published a blog-post. I've still been writing, editing, and updating, but not publishing new things. I've...

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Posted by lwpetersen | May 25, 2016

Ridges and tors over red and yellow valleys to the east of Nome Creek I took a little 12 mile ridge hike at Nome Creek in the White Mountains in...

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Aurora borealis from the Granite Tors Trail.
Posted by lwpetersen | March 28, 2015

I'm awakened in the night by a shiver. I had somehow found my way deep in my sleeping bag, sticking my nose toward the tiny cinched opening above me for...

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Gorgeous golden light on the tors and surrounding hills at Angel Rocks
Posted by lwpetersen | March 17, 2015

I wanted to share some photos from a dayhike Jenn and I took this winter at Angel Rocks. I've hiked Angel Rocks in early spring, summer, and fall, and walked...

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-40 degrees in front of the UAF sign
Posted by lwpetersen | February 7, 2015

One of my best friends, Jenn from New Hampshire just made her second visit to Fairbanks, this time braving the bitter winter temps in hopes of seeing the aurora. After...

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Posted by lwpetersen | October 31, 2014

I have a new Quick Guide to hiking in this area! A water carved canyon along a lateral moraine on the Canwell Glacier - gallery | printsLiving as close as...

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Posted by lwpetersen | October 21, 2014

This is the view to the north and east from the Thoro Ridge, a bit west of the Alpine Trail near the Eielson Visitor Center. This summer I went hiking...

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Posted by lwpetersen | April 26, 2014

An absolutely gorgeous day on Smith Lake. If you have a big monitor it's worth clicking on this to view in lightbox. Small screens won't do this panorama justice. The...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 31, 2014

My self portrait with Denali I left Fairbanks at 5 am and drove down the Parks Highway on the last day of March. In the roughly 125 mile drive I...

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Posted by lwpetersen | February 18, 2014

While watching the Yukon Quest a couple weeks ago the transmission locked on my walk-around lens and I couldn't manual focus at all, so I figured it was time to...

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