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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Rocky landscape over the Savage River in Denali National Park
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 4, 2020
Savage River Day-hike

The Savage River Loop is a 1.7 mile long well-maintained trail in Denali National Park that begins at the Savage River parking lot. It's a very flat river-walk on a...

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Hiker descending the Savage Alpine Trail to the Savage River in Denali National Park in winter.
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 11, 2019
Winter Hiking in Denali National Park

(Link to a few trail maps and hiking guides below) Winter is my favorite season in Denali National Park. It is empty. I rarely run into anyone, and when I...

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Looking at Double Mountain over the frozen Savage River in Denali National Park.
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 18, 2019
Photo of the Week – “Icy Savage River”

“Icy Savage River” — Photo of the week ending March 10, 2019 | Purchase Print Looking at Double Mountain over the icy Savage River in Denali National Park & Preserve....

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Alpine trail in spring - Denali National Park
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 31, 2014
Early spring hike in Denali National Park

My self portrait with Denali I left Fairbanks at 5 am and drove down the Parks Highway on the last day of March. In the roughly 125 mile drive I...

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Fang Mountain over the Savage River Valley
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 11, 2012
Spring skiing in Denali National Park

Double Mountain in the foreground, Denali in the background. On Sunday the weather was fantastic,unbelievably fantastic, perfect, and gorgeous. My friend Sam and I drove down to Denali National Park...

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