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 | October 2, 2014

Along the Richardson Highway near the Donnelly Creek Campground. Driving through Red Rock Canyon is a slow kind of exciting. I barely reach 10 miles per hour as alders scrape...

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Posted by lwpetersen | May 13, 2014

Every year that I've been in Alaska I have wanted to hike out to the Granite Tors. Every year I haven't gone. My friend Jason has done the same. Until...

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Posted by lwpetersen | May 5, 2014

Over the weekend the birch trees greened up here in Fairbanks, a bit early this year. It probably helps that we've had a few days in the 70's already. The...

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Posted by lwpetersen | April 21, 2014

It's already getting difficult to get to places far from home by sunrise. The Sun is now rising before 6 am and setting just before 10 pm while we gain...

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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 | March 15, 2014

It's been a really long time since Kate and I have had a moment to ourselves. Between school, work, schoolwork, field work, travel, trying to keep a clean dry cabin,...

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Posted by lwpetersen | September 7, 2013

Monday night I was geared up, out the door, and ready to head to the Black Rapids Glacier. I stopped by Fred Meyer's to pick up some last minute food...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 26, 2013

*Updated post with new photos. Check out the full gallery too, there are a ton more photos! It's hard to believe that Kate and I have been living in Alaska...

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