As we wrap up our 2017 season, we just wanted to extend everyone a big thank you for making it possible. This season was full of new friendships, adventure, some Type II fun (just a little!), and lots of fantastic memories. We compiled some photos of our favorite memories of the summer, and hope you enjoy viewing them as much as we did! Keep on adventuring!
The University team snuggled up at their “high bivy” before a successful summit the next day.
Sid ice climbing in a crevasse during a 10-day custom mountaineering course.
A cozy high camp protected by a crevasse on the Mt. Blackburn Expedition.
The Blackburn team on the summit!
After a successful summit bid, the Mt. Bona team descending down to base camp with clear skies and amazing views!
Overlooking Donoho Valley and the Kennicott Glacier from the abandoned Regal Mine site on Donoho Peak.
Guide Jonny, taking a quick dip during a Nizina Glacier kayaking trip.
Exploring a beautiful blue pool on the Root Glacier.
Overlooking the Kennicott Glacier from Donoho Peak.
SEAG Guides Camille, Robin, and Kyle posing while they cross the Gates Glacier on a training trip.
Doing their best “Dryas Hair” plant impressions with 4 days worth of greasy hair…
Jonny and his raft are full of smiles as they push off down the Kennicott River on our Three Rivers Rafting trip!
Client Adam, taking in the vast landscape of the Chugach foothills on his 5-day backpacking trip.
The gals from the Brooklyn to Alaska project sharing their excitement for the all-ladies rafting trip down the Nizina River.
Ethan, performing the legendary “Snickers Bar Demonstration” on an early-season glacier hike to the staff of the Kennicott Glacier Lodge!
Client Fred, smiling as he enjoys some time on the oars on the Copper River!
Clients Grant and Melissa enjoying the views from a high summit at Iceberg Lake.
Copper River rafters enjoying a beautiful day of hiking at Miles Lake.
Glacier hikers enjoying a good view of a thundering moulin on the Root Glacier.
Taking in stunning views of the Kennicott Valley.
Rafting past the towering walls of the Childs Glacier on the Copper River.
Guide Ethan, enjoying (or maybe not) an ice cold swim while backpacking across the Kennicott Glacier. Brrrr!
Leslie, Sarah, Sue, Pat, and Gary squeezing together for a picture as they hike on the Childs Glacier on a Copper River rafting trip!
Rafters enjoying the sunset and evening solitude on the Copper River.
Glacier hikers exploring a newly-formed ice tunnel on a late season hike!
Thanks again for an amazing 2017 season!