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

Looking for a hiking guide to the Castner Glacier? I don’t usually start venturing into the Alaska Range until March. The temperature becomes a bit warmer, the snow is deeper...

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A stream in the Rainbow Basin between the Canwell Glacier and Rainbow Ridge in the Eastern Alaska Range.
Posted by Lee Petersen | October 2, 2014
Camping in the Rainbow Basin

Driving through Red Rock Canyon is a slow kind of exciting. I barely reach 10 miles per hour as alders scrape both sides of the car on the single lane,...

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Blue stream on the Black Rapids Glacier in the Eastern Alaska Range
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 2, 2014
Black Rapids Glacier: Summer 2014

The theme of this season was certainly "precipitation". I kept thinking about the Forrest Gump quote, "One day, it started raining, and it didn't quit for 4 months". Luckily we...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | September 7, 2013
Some videos from Black Rapids

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 Lee Petersen | July 14, 2013
Day on the Richardson and hike over Canwell Glacier

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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Posted by Lee Petersen | July 9, 2013
Black Rapids Glacier: June 24-July 5, 2013 | Day 1

I'm breaking this up into 2 or 3 posts since I have so many pictures and video. The entire (very large) gallery can be found here with full size images....

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Posted by Lee Petersen | May 31, 2013
Black Rapids: Spring 2013

I've been getting ready for our June field work on Black Rapids pretty much since we returned from our spring field work at the end of last month. We were...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | September 29, 2012
Black Rapids: August 27-29

The last week of August we returned to Black Rapids for the last time this season. The purpose of this trip was to winterize the 3 continuous gps stations and...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | July 22, 2012
Summer Field Maintenance on Black Rapids

This was some of the best light I have ever seen in the mountains. This is still many hours before sunset, but the Sun is already getting quite low. A...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | May 16, 2012
Black Rapids: April 2012

The last week of April I went on my first field trip to the Black Rapids Glacier in the Alaska Range. It was also my first trip that involved landing...

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