View up the the Nome Creek Valley in the White Mountain National Recreation Area, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 18, 2021
Walk up Nome Creek

Late afternoon hike/walk up the Nome Creek trail in the White Mountain National Recreation Area. Great scenery and tons of June wildflowers!

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A hiker on the Gulkana Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | September 6, 2020
Late summer day hikes around Fairbanks

Late summer day hikes around Fairbanks in 2020. Photos from the Gulkana Glacier, Nome Creek, Creamer's Field, and Angel Rocks.

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Mt. Prindle and Wind Chimes, large tors on a ridge
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 1, 2020
Mt. Prindle via Nome Creek

Trail description and map for a popular 2-3 day hike up Mt. Prindle from Nome Creek in the White Mountain National Recreation Area. Great views of tors and valleys.

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denali viewed from the thorofare ridge
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 29, 2020
Mt. Thoro and Thorofare Ridge – Hiking Guide

Route information for hiking Mt. Thoro and the Thorofare Ridge. Both hikes are off-trail, although fairly easy to navigate through rocky alpine tundra.

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Twin Bears Trails
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 13, 2020
Twin Bears Trails

The Twin Bears Trail is a relatively easy day hike at mile 29.5 Chena Hot Springs Road. The approximately 5-mile hike gains over 1300 ft. in elevation.

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