“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountain is going home; that wildness is necessity; that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life.”

John Muir

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Denali Glacier Landing

Glacier landing at the Sheldon Amphitheater. the immense scale of the mountains surrounding you.

17% of the park's land is covered with glaciers. The deepest measured glacier is the Ruth Glacier, which is 3805 feet or 1160 meters. The surface ice of the Ruth Glacier moves about 3.1 feet or 0.95 meter per day.

Here is a link to K2 Aviation in Talkeeta http://www.flyk2.com/landings.html

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