Some Things Are Cool
"You don't know if you don't go."
The Stairway Icefall is the tallest ice fall outside of the Himalayas. A few weeks ago I set out to see how close I could get to this colossal tumble. (more…)
I’ve finally made it to the McCarthy, the town I lived in last year. My priorities since arriving have been to:
1) Find a place to stay
2a) Find a place to work
2b) Study for the written test for my Private Pilots License (more later)
3) Write, Read, and other lofty goals. (more…)
Moody Night 1 on the eve of Summer Solstice.
My buddy Jesse, who I met serendipitously when our road trips intersected in time and place at Mesa Verde National Park, is working for a flight-seeing operation called Denali Air. Similar to my shuttle gig last year for Wrangell Mountain Air, it’s his responsibility to transport visitors to and from the airport and engage them in repetitively prepared, single-serving conversations.
Backcountry hiking is made much safer by pairing up, and Jesse and I penciled in a backcountry trip into Denali National Park as soon as I knew I’d be back up here (more…)