Evening in Glacier Meadows

It was a calm spring evening in the Olympic Mountains. Finishing up an early dinner, I decided to grab my camera and explore the Lateral Moraine of the Blue Glacier. Just a soft breeze blew through the area, as the light dissipated out of the Hoh … [Read more...]

The Best Open Tundra Hiking In The World

Denali National Park is located at 64◦ North Latitude, not too far from the Arctic Circle. Tree line ranges from 2000 ft to 3000 feet. Unlike lower latitudes, you are in the open tundra quickly. The great Alaska Range is truly astounding.  Mt. … [Read more...]

Wildflowers Draw You to The Mountain Tops

From mid-June to mid-July, wildflowers are quite abundant at Denali National Park. These flowers are very small and require you to get on your hands and knees to view them and appreciate their beauty. This is Purple Mountain Saxifrage. It appears in … [Read more...]