Category Archives: Recreation

Photos of recreation and tourism in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

Alaska wilderness

Hiker silhouetted against the Chugach mountains.

Hiker silhouetted against the Chugach mountains, Wrangell-St. Elias Park.

I shot this image years ago, on one of my first trips in the park. Me and my good friend Frank flew in from McCarthy to Iceberg Lake, and backpacked form their to Bremner Mines. I’d been to Iceberg Lake the previous year, and hiked to a pretty little alpine valley in the Chugach mountains called, locally, Allie’s Valley. But this year I wanted to hike a slightly different route, and go further west to Bremner Mines. We had a fantastic trip, all the adventure one could ask for, and tons of fun.  Continue reading