Supraglacial stream in the Alaska Range
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 20, 2020
Canwell Glacier and Rainbow Basin – Hiking Guide

The Canwell Glacier is an approximately 10-mile long valley glacier on the south side of the Delta Mountains in the Eastern Alaska Range. It is reasonably easy to access the...

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Rock balancing on ice over a glacial stream on the Black Rapids Glacier in the Alaska Range
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 17, 2020
Glacier Stream

Balancing boulder over a stream on the Black Rapids Glacier Purchase Print This photo was taken in June on the Black Rapids Glacier in the Alaska Range. We were camping...

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Ice wall in a tunnel on the Gulkana Glacier in the Alaska Range
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 13, 2020
Tunnel Ice

Side of an ice tunnel on the Gulkana Glacier Buy This Print Looking up at the walls of an ice tunnel on the Gulkana Glacier. This was a chunk of...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 12, 2020
Meadows over Exit Glacier

Buy This Print This photo was taken on the Harding Icefield Trail at Kenai Fjords National Park. As you step out of the forest on the lower reaches of the...

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blue lakes on the Black Rapids Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | January 31, 2020
Water-Filled Potholes

Water-Filled Potholes - Black Rapids Glacier Buy This Print Cauldron-like depressions called potholes are scattered around the upper reaches of the Black Rapids Glacier. They often fill with water over...

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Icefall over the Castner Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | January 29, 2020
Castner Glacier

Small icefall over the Castner Glacier Buy a Print Looking over the rock-covered surface of the Castner Glacier in the Eastern Alaska Range. This was easily one of the warmest...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | January 23, 2020
Trinity Basin Panorama

Trinity Basin Panorama Buy This Print Another beautiful day in the Alaska Range. Peaks in the Trinity Basin, the main accumulation area for the Black Rapids Glacier. Located at the...

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Golden light hits the top of the trees near Ruby Creek in the Alaska Range
Posted by Lee Petersen | January 17, 2020
2019 Photo Highlights

Forty of my favorite photos from 2019. Landscapes and wildlife from glaciers in the Alaska Range and Chugach Mountains, Denali National Park, and more!

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Castner Glacier in the Alaska Range
Posted by Lee Petersen | September 5, 2015
Castner Glacier for the 4th of July

I spent the 4th of July weekend hiking in solitude on the Castner Glacier in the Alaska Range. Looking up Castner Creek in the Delta Range I walked up the...

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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 Lee Petersen | February 12, 2015
Castner Creek to Castner Glacier

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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