Hikers resting on the top of a cliff overlooking the Gabriel Icefall on the Gulkana Glacier in the Eastern Alaska Range with some fog in the air.
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 16, 2023
Trip Report for July 14, 2023 – Gulkana Glacier to Gabriel Icefall

Trip report for a hike to the Gulkana Glacier on July 14, 2023, to the cliffs above the Gabriel Icefall. The snowline was at approximately 5,300 feet, a bit low...

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Looking out a glacier cave under the Canwell Moraine. Blue glowing ice.
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 9, 2023
Trip Report for July 6, 2023 – Canwell Glacier Caves

July 6, 2023 trip report from a 5-mile hike to the Canwell Glacier caves with families from Team Ascension (Fairbanks youth climbing team). Lots of photos and info from the...

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Trip Report for July 2, 2023 – Gulkana Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 8, 2023
Trip Report for July 2, 2023 – Gulkana Glacier

Trip report on trail and route conditions with photos for the Gulkana Glacier to near the Gabriel Icefall on July 2, 2023.

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Ermine Hill Trail to Kesugi Ridge
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 9, 2023
Ermine Hill Trail to K’esugi Ridge

Ermine Hill trail guide with trail and weather information, trail map, and detailed information on hiking this 7.6-mile out-and-back hike that connects to the K'esugi Ridge.

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Fog, Mountain, Icefall
Posted by Lee Petersen | September 2, 2021
Fog, Mountain, Icefall

Fog, Mountain, Icefall - My photo of the week for the week ending August 22, 2021. The Gabriel Icefall on the Gulkana Glacier, taken with a Sony Alpha a7iii and...

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Ice towers on the Gabriel Icefall
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 19, 2021
Exploring the Gabriel Icefall – Round 2 (Good Weather)

Lots of photos of the Gabriel Icefall and Gulkana Glacier. I made a second trip to the area after getting caught in a snowstorm the week before. Had much better...

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College Glacier – Hiking Guide
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 26, 2020
College Glacier – Hiking Guide

Info on hiking College Creek to College Glacier near the Hoodoos on the southern part of the Delta Mountains in the Alaska Range. Good backcountry hiking and fantastic views!

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Blue Skies in the Alaska Range
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 4, 2020
Blue Skies in the Alaska Range

Purchase Print Cumberland Peak, or Peak A-117 between the head of the Loket Tributary, a large tributary to the Black Rapids Glacier and Eureka Glacier in the Eastern Alaska Range....

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Canwell Glacier and Rainbow Basin – Hiking Guide
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 20, 2020
Canwell Glacier and Rainbow Basin – Hiking Guide

The Canwell Glacier is an approximately 10-mile long valley glacier on the south side of the Delta Mountains in the Eastern Alaska Range. It is reasonably easy to access the...

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Rock balancing on ice over a glacial stream on the Black Rapids Glacier in the Alaska Range
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 17, 2020
Glacier Stream

Balancing boulder over a stream on the Black Rapids Glacier Purchase Print This photo was taken in June on the Black Rapids Glacier in the Alaska Range. We were camping...

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