Posted by lwpetersen | September 18, 2013
First snow | September 18, 2013

Waking up in Fairbanks, Alaska on September 18, 2013 to a summ-fall-winter wonderland: All the summer and fall foliage meshed well with the white snow. It was kind of gorgeous...

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Posted by lwpetersen | September 8, 2013
Black Rapids Glacier: September 2013

I spent two days doing field work on the Black Rapids Glacier in the Alaska Range. Since I was using helicopter support to wrap up equipment for the season there...

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Posted by lwpetersen | September 7, 2013
Weather day – leisurely drive on the Richardson Highway

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 | July 20, 2013
Black Rapids Glacier: June 24-July 5 2013 | Days 2-6

With all the gear on top of the moraine, the theodolite and radar running more or less continuously, we spent the next day placing all the reflectors for the theodolite...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 11, 2012
Night skiing, snowshoeing, and photographing on Murphy Dome

Last night Jason (blog | flickr) and I went out shooting on Murphy Dome. The hope was (like always) to photograph the incredible aurora we were supposed to have. Like...

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Posted by lwpetersen | 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 lwpetersen | 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 lwpetersen | 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 lwpetersen | 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 lwpetersen | September 7, 2011
Oops, we went to Denali again

More photos and prints available in the gallery here It's getting harder to stay away because the park is so incredibly awesome. Of course, September is here which means its...

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