Castner Glacier in the Alaska Range
Posted by lwpetersen | September 5, 2015

I went out for a weekend of hiking in solitude in the Alaska Range. Looking up Castner Creek into the Deltas. Black Cap is on the left, White Princess is...

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Sunrise over the Tanana - Along the Richardson Highway north of Delta Junction. We were on our way from Fairbanks to the Delta Mountains - Eastern Alaska Range.
Posted by lwpetersen | February 12, 2015

I don't usually start venturing into the Alaska Range until March. The temperature becomes a bit nicer, the snow is deeper and more supportive, and we have much longer days....

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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 | July 2, 2014

Our pilot, Matt in the R44 helicopter taking off on the moraine on the Black Rapids Glacier that will be our campsite for the next 15 days. The theme of...

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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 8, 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

This is the first 9.5 minutes of the flight in to the Black Rapids Glacier. Kind of boring and bumpy, but some people might like it. I think video does...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 28, 2013

(continuing from Days 2-6) After a kind of lazy Sunday where we mostly hung around camp to throw the cover on the theodolite whenever it really started to rain, it...

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Posted by lwpetersen | July 20, 2013

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 | July 14, 2013

Our dog, Moose hiking on the jeep trail above the Canwell Glacier. Kate, Moose, and I drove down the Richardson hike out by the Canwell Glacier. This was Moose's first...

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