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Kesugi Ridge and the Northern Lights

Anybody who has lived in the mountains knows: sometimes they’re there, and sometimes they’re not. This seems to be particularly true of the Alaska Range. One day you’re treated with the most brilliant and blinding views of great white peaks before a vibrant blue backdrop, and the next day you can hardly tell that mountains even exist in the vicinity. I think that the more time one has spent in Alaska, the more appreciative one becomes of those spellbinding bluebird stretches.

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The Bomber Traverse

I love walking on glaciers. I love feeling as if I've walked my way to another planet. And I love how a living, shifting, moving force feels below my feet. The uncertainty of it all--a thick sheet of ice supporting my weight--is a vivid reminder of how small I am, and of how powerful the Earth is. 

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