Hey Folks, Apologies for missing a few posts here over the summer. It’s been a busy one, and I haven’t had much time keep up with the blog. So here’s a view from my summerhome. The Mountain Hardwear Skyledge 2.1, camped on the Malaspina Glacier, looking through the door at Mt. St. Elias. From our […]
Hey Folks, It’s here already; March Madness has arrived. a week in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, a week in central and northern Alaska for the aurora borealis, a week back in Wrangell-St. Elias, and another week touring around skiing. Should be a big one. Much like Mt. Sanford here. They don’t come too much grander […]
a free trip to Wrangell – St. Elias National Park
Photo of the Month for June, 2010, is this photo of some folks hiking up at Hole in the Wall, near Skolai Pass, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. I love the sense of scale this photo gives for the peak in the background. This is one of the peaks known as the 7 fingers, glacier-capped outcroppings towering above the tundra. Hole in the Wall is a classic old glacial formation, and a great place to walk and explore; I’ve spend many a day wandering around on the moraine, awestruck at the magnificent jagged cliff faces soaring above me.