Glacier Ice Ice Baby
Posted by Lee Petersen | August 24, 2021
Glacier Ice Ice Baby

Gorgeous blue glacier ice from ice caves in the Canwell Glacier as well as in moulins and the Gabriel Icefall on the Gulkana Glacier. Great hikes in the Alaska Range...

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Peregrine Falcon Stare
Posted by Lee Petersen | August 17, 2021
Peregrine Falcon Stare

Getting the peregrine falcon stare at Angel Rocks near Fairbanks, Alaska. I had an awesome experience photographing this juvenile bird.

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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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Exploring the Gabriel Icefall on the Gulkana Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 11, 2021
Exploring the Gabriel Icefall

Photos and story from a rainy and snowy summer day spent hiking and exploring the Gabriel Icefall on the Gulkana Glacier in the Eastern Alaska Range.

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A moulin on the Worthington Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | August 8, 2020
Worthington Glacier Hikes

Description for a few backcountry hikes possible near the Worthington Glacier starting at 2-miles and up. Maps, photos, and information.

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Park visitors speak with Denali National Park Rangers and staff outside the Visitor Center which is closed for the 2020 summer season due to COVID-19.
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 25, 2020
Weekend in Denali – Year of COVID-19

At the beginning of July, we spent a weekend in Denali, camping for 2 nights at the Riley Creek Campground. For a change, we weren't off for big adventures, but...

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hiking in nome creek
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 19, 2020
Alaska Spring 2020 – Hiking in the Year of COVID-19

I don't need to say that the spring of 2020 has been . . . interesting. For everyone. Here in Fairbanks, we finished off one of the coldest winters since...

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InReach Explorer+ satellite communication device by Garmin
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 11, 2020
Review: Garmin InReach Explorer+

The Garmin InReach Explorer+ is a handheld GPS and Iridium satellite communication device. It has a long battery life and great navigational capability.

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peak design camera pro
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 6, 2020
Review: Peak Design CapturePro Camera Clip

As an avid hiker carrying a DSLR, I find this to be a necessity. I love it and have used it now for 5 years. It's durable, comfortable, and easy...

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Healy Overlook Trail
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 15, 2020
Healy Overlook Trail

The Healy Overlook Trail is a steep yet well-maintained, easy-to-follow, and relatively short 4.7-mile hike and offers gorgeous Alaska Range views.

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