Mestia, Georgia

In October I visited the Svaneti region of Georgia.  I was urged by many to see this beautiful mountainous region of Georgia before the weather turned.  I had read about Svaneti before, through an aged travel book.  It's known as a remote part of an already remote country, secluded high up in the Caucus Mountains. ... Continue Reading →

Root Glacier

What do you do with giant glaciers?  Go hiking on them.  Take some pictures.  Fly around them.  Maybe designate the whole thing into a park.  Use the ice for mixed drinks.  Here are some select images from this summers many Root Glacier adventures.  Pictures on Ice, shaken not stirred. 

Jumbo Mine hike

In my opinion, one of the most rewarding/beautiful hikes accessible from the area.  This will take a person through it all - switchbacks with views of the Root Glacier, canopied fern lined trails, stream crossings, flowered ridgelines, and scree fields at the top.  At the crown, situated underneath Castle Peak, there are panoramic vistas of... Continue Reading →

Steamboat base-camping

Obligated to road or established trail, a person can engage with only a small part of this park.  The other 12.9999999 million acres is only accessed through dedicated backpacking trips, flightseeing, and base-camping.  The images in the following gallery are from a base-camping trip taken a few weeks ago in the Chugach Ranch. On a... Continue Reading →

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