• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

A few of my favorite things...

July 23, 2013 Posted by: Ranger Olson

I spent a portion of today searching through photos I have taken in the backcountry over the last few years.  I was looking for pictures for an upcoming wilderness training here at the park but I also came across a number of my favorites.  Here are a few of them.

Alpenglow on Mt Drum

Evening alpenglow on the west side of Mt Drum.

Bow Pass

Looking down onto Bow Pass.

Chitistone Pass

Looking up the southwest side of Chitistone Pass.

Climber on scree

Feeling the burn, scrambling up scree in the Mentastas.

Climbers on Glacier

NPS staff gearing up for some steep stuff.

Clouds clearing off Mt Jarvis

The clouds clear off Mt Jarvis after a storm.

Heavy pack

Nothing like strapping your sled to your pack to round out the load!

Lakeside bushwhacking

Um, I think we might be going the wrong way.

Ranger at Donoho Lake

Ranger Harper outside of Kennecott and not on the phone?  It can't be!

Sheep Lake

Sheep Lake in evening light.


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