Posted by lwpetersen | September 18, 2013
First snow | September 18, 2013

Waking up in Fairbanks, Alaska on September 18, 2013 to a summ-fall-winter wonderland: All the summer and fall foliage meshed well with the white snow. It was kind of gorgeous...

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Equinox Marathon course elevation profile
Posted by lwpetersen | September 16, 2013
To do in Fairbanks: Equinox Marathon – with or without snow

The forecast for Saturday is for snow, which is the day of the Equinox Marathon, that I am "running" in again. I must use quotes around the word 'running', because...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 6, 2012
Castner Creek and Castner Glacier

The snowy drive south of Delta Junction. Last weekend was the last outing for the ski mountaineering class. Saturday morning we drove down the Richardson Highway. After a brief stop...

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Posted by lwpetersen | February 27, 2012
Ski Mountaineering

This semester I've been taking a class in ski mountaineering with Stan Justice from the Alaska Alpine Club and UAF. It's been a lot of fun and I've learned a...

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Posted by lwpetersen | February 9, 2012
Pretty night under the full moon, but where is the aurora?

Birch trees in the front yard under the full moonlight. The other night the moon was full and it made for a pretty bright night. However, this has been the...

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Posted by lwpetersen | November 16, 2010
10,. . . 9, . . . 8, . . . 7, . . .

. . . 6, . . .It's a countdown alright, just like New Years except we're not counting down time, but degrees fahrenheit. This is kind of exciting. It's about...

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