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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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 Crystals in R-Channels
Posted by Lee Petersen | September 5, 2020
Ice Crystals in R-Channels

Photos and brief description of ice crystal growth in an R-channel, or Röthlisberger style subglacial channel in winter - Castner Glacier - Alaska Range

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Gulkana Glacier Hike
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 22, 2020
Gulkana Glacier Hike

The Gulkana Glacier area has much to offer, including day-hiking, backpacking or mountaineering expeditions, or just a roadside view of the glacier.

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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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Ice wall in a tunnel on the Gulkana Glacier in the Alaska Range
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 13, 2020
Tunnel Ice

Side of an ice tunnel on the Gulkana Glacier Buy This Print Looking up at the walls of an ice tunnel on the Gulkana Glacier. This was a chunk of...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 12, 2020
Meadows over Exit Glacier

Buy This Print This photo was taken on the Harding Icefield Trail at Kenai Fjords National Park. As you step out of the forest on the lower reaches of the...

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