• Backpacking campsite on Wolverine Plateau. Backpacking campsite on Wolverine Plateau.
  • Dawn light and the University Range. Dawn light and the University Range.
  • The Chitistone valley, near the Goat Trail. The Chitistone valley, near the Goat Trail.
  • Hiking on the Goat Trail in the fall. Hiking on the Goat Trail in the fall.
  • Backpacker on the scree slopes of the Goat Trail. Backpacker on the scree slopes of the Goat Trail.
  • Vlad traversing the goat trail. Vlad traversing the goat trail.
  • An Arctic Ground Squirrel on Wolverine Plateau. An Arctic Ground Squirrel on Wolverine Plateau.
  • A red fox vixen and kit. A red fox vixen and kit.
  • Famous for its fossils and geology, we often geodes and such up here. Famous for its fossils and geology, we often geodes and such up here.
  • A grizzly bear on the tundra, in fall. A grizzly bear on the tundra, in fall.
  • Frost and early morning light on the tundra at Wolverine Ridge. Frost and early morning light on the tundra at Wolverine Ridge.
  • Sunrise, looking northeast up the Chitistone Valley, from Wolverine Ridge. Sunrise, looking northeast up the Chitistone Valley, from Wolverine Ridge.
  • This Lapland Lonsgspur let me get pretty close for some photos. This Lapland Lonsgspur let me get pretty close for some photos.
  • Mountain goats live up here, and live well! Mountain goats live up here, and live well!
  • Blue sky, cool cloud formations andalpine tundra; life's complete! Blue sky, cool cloud formations andalpine tundra; life's complete!
  • Termination dust, or fresh snow, signals the end of summer. Termination dust, or fresh snow, signals the end of summer.
  • More fresh snow, dusting the peaks. By mid-afternoon it was gone. More fresh snow, dusting the peaks. By mid-afternoon it was gone.
  • The Chitistone Valley, mountains goats and fall color. Great trip! The Chitistone Valley, mountains goats and fall color. Great trip!