Alaska

Alaska's Inland Passage

In the summer of 2001, Charlotte traveled through Frederick Sound from Juneau to Petersburg aboard the Delphinus. This was arranged through Dolphin Charters.

glacier dogsledding on the Juneau ice field helicopter to the Juneau ice field Juneau flowers tide water glacier

Black bear, Ursus americanus

black bear fishing for salmon

icebergs in Tracy Arm Tracy Arm orcas orcas in Frederick Sound orca tail-slapping orca

Grizzly (brown) bear, Ursus arctos

grizzly bear with salmon grizzly bear grizzly bear

Sumdum Glacier Tongass National Forest Stellar sea lions humpback whale fluking humpback whale fluking humpback whale in Frederick Sound seals at Leconte Glacier floatplane at Leconte Glacier Hammer Slough, Petersburg

Denali

Charlotte flew in to Denali from Anchorage for a day en route to the Bering Sea in June, 2003.

arctic tern river valley north of Anchorage deHavilland Beaver floatplane on a lake bear tracks

mountain ridges glacier milky river from glacial runoff Mt. McKinley

 

We returned to Talkeetna and Denali in July, 2012, to fly floatplanes and to spend some time in Denali National Park.

Talkeetna

flying floatplanes

Denali National Park

Flowers of Denali

Wildlife of Denali

Helicopter flight to Yaenerts Glacier on Mt. Deborah

 

Walrus Islands

Charlotte traveled to the Walrus Islands State Game Sanctuary in Bristol Bay in the Bering Sea with Walrus Island Expeditions over the 4th of July, 2003.

The landscape

Pinnipeds

Birds

Aleutian Islands

In June, 2009, we traveled to Dutch Harbor, in the Aleutians, to photograph bald eagles. Andy Long, of First Light Tours, led the trip.

Eagles

Other Birds

Flowers

Scenery

Kenai Peninsula

On the way home from the Aleutians in June 2009, we spent a few days on the Kenai Peninsula.

Scenery

Dall Sheep

Sea Otters

Other mammals

Birds

We returned to the Kenai Peninsula in July, 2013:

Potter Marsh

Kenai Fjords National Park

Lake Clark National Park

Alaska Sea Life Center (Seward)

Flying floatplanes in Moose Pass

Fairbanks to Deadhorse, July, 2016

We arranged the flight from Fairbanks to Deadhorse, the drive back south to Fairbanks on the Dalton Highway, and the flight from Coldfoot in to Anaktuvuk Pass in the Gates of the Arctic National Park and back to Coldfoot through Northern Alaska Tour Company.

Fairbanks

Museum of the North

Flight to Deadhorse (Prudhoe Bay)

Arctic Ocean

Dalton Highway, North Slope

Coldfoot

Anaktuvuk Pass

Wiseman

Trans-Alaska Pipeline

Dalton Highway, south of the Brooks Range

Large Animal Research Station

Minto Flats floatplane flying

Poker Flat Research Range

Wildlife Reserves

KL2R

Riverboat Discovery

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