photos below are what we saw.
Roberto takes photos while Kai enjoys a "sports soda".
Roberto was having a great time.
We packed and got ready to head down the glacier.
triangle-shaped hut on the small hill is a USGS glacier study
emergency shelter. The surface of the glacier was covered
with trackless snow.
Lake and our cabin is down at the foot of the cliffs on the far
GoPro allowed shots while in motion, but often provided a visual
illusion about uphill and downhill.
shelter hut, we had a commanding view of the upper bowl.
tracks in the bowl were ours.
crevasses on the far slopes. Great caution is required in
areas that have crevasses.
upper bowls the guys were playing around leaving interesting
exit from the valley we got another close view of the icefall.
down the valley we came upon a suspension bridge that crossed
the Gulkana River. This is required for crossing the river
when the snow is melting.
mouth of the canyon we passed some abandoned equipment used for
mouth of the canyon we spotted an interesting notch in one of
the side canyons. It was not clear if the notch was due to
the mining efforts or a natural occurrence.
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