Having just been air dropped next to the Kennicott Glacier, we walked along the moraine until we found a point where we could make our way down to the icefield. Moraines are basically piles of rocks, deposited by the glacier as it flows downhill. Whenever you want to get on or off of the glacier […]
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On our way to Thompson Pass we didn’t make many stops. So close to reaching our goal of skiing in Alaska, we pressed forward with tunnel vision for snow. However, we did notice signs for Wrangell – St Elias National Park along the way. We didn’t think much of it at the time, but during […]
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I first started writing this post about our second day in Thompson Pass after running into a retired older couple at a gas station in Teslin, Yukon. We had previously run into this couple in the Worthington Glacier parking lot right before we were about to hike up and ski down the glacier. They had […]
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