denali viewed from the thorofare ridge
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 29, 2020
Mt. Thoro and Thorofare Ridge – Hiking Guide

Route information for hiking Mt. Thoro and the Thorofare Ridge. Both hikes are off-trail, although fairly easy to navigate through rocky alpine tundra.

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Caribou running across alpine tundra at the top of the Eielson Alpine Trail
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 9, 2020
Eielson Alpine Trail – Denali National Park Hiking

The Eielson Alpine Trail is a short, steep hike at the Eielson Visitor Center in Denali National Park. Great views of the mountain and wildlife opportunity!

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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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Grizzly Smile
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 22, 2020
Grizzly Smile

Purchase Print A brown bear takes a pause from eating soapberries in Denali National Park. The brown bears in the interior of Alaska often have a blonde coat with darker...

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Beautiful Alaska Range
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 17, 2020
Beautiful Alaska Range

Purchase Print This gorgeous view of the Alaska Range lies along the Mt. Healy Trail in Denali National Park & Preserve. It's not a far walk from the end of...

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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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View from the Alpine Trail
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 6, 2020
View from the Alpine Trail

Incredible ground foliage in Denali National Park during the short autumn season. This is overlooking the Park Road and the Savage River bridge and parking area. This is mile-15 on...

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Savage Alpine Trail
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 1, 2020
Savage Alpine Trail

The Savage Alpine Trail is a 6.5-mile loop or 4.2-mile point-to-point day hike in Denali National Park with beautiful alpine vistas and valley views.

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 29, 2020
Dall Sheep

Purchase Print Dall sheep grazing near Polychrome Pass in Denali National Park & Preserve. I took this photo while on a 3-day bike-packing trip in early May before the buses...

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Red and yellow fall colors on a mountain in Denali National Park
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 28, 2020
Autumn in Denali National Park

Purchase Print Mountains south of the Park Road in Denali National Park and Preserve. "Rivers" of yellow wind through the red foliage and "lakes" of green spruce dot the hillsides....

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