Alaska - July, 2008

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The first morning we were in Denali was perfectly clear - what we were told was a 2% day. (Only 2% of the time is it perfectly clear in Denali and on Mt. McKinley.) We headed out for an incredible flightseeing trip through the Alaska range to Mt. McKinley. I've found it very hard to weed out any of the pictures of this wonderful trip - so enjoy it all!


Our trip began as our plane wound its way through the lower hills (3,000-4,000 feet) of the Alaska Range. As the plane bobbed in the air, life took on a new perspective.



River valleys




The approach to Mt. McKinley

(the fuzzy black lines in the pictures are the blades of the plane!)





Flying around the "Big One"





Muldrow Glacier


Heading Back...           


These three pictures are my favorites




Wonder Lake in the distance





Coming in for a landing...




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