On the edge of the Castner Glacier in the Deltas looking down the Castner Valley into the Eastern Alaska Range. Sunny, snowy and 30 below temperatures make for fun camping and skiing!
CJ At the Cave
Ice cave from a water carved channel through the southern margin of the Castner Glacier. It collapses a little bit more every year and there's not much left to it now. More of an arch than a cave right now.
Descending from the Cave
Ice cave at the Castner Glacier covered by huge blocks.
Up the Creek
Jenn snowshoeing up Caster Creek to the toe of the Glacier
Snowy and cloud-covered
Growing on a glacier
The lower reaches of the Castner Glacier are vegetated.
The terminus of the Castner Glacier is debris covered and partially vegetated.
Through the channel
Remnants of an ice cave on the Castner Glacier. Now it's just a giant arch.
Lynx tracks traversing a moraine on the Castner Glacier into the Castner Creek drainage.
Black Cap and White Princess
Black Cap and White Princess from the Castner Creek.
Climbing the Toe
A short steep hike gains the toe of the Castner Glacier.
Over the Frozen Castner Creek
Over the Castner Glacier
Black Cap in the Shade, the Castner Glacier in the light
Wind blown snow dunes on the moraine. Wandering around on the Castner Glacier in winter.
The Castner Glacier is partially vegetated with a lot of willows and alders. It makes for interesting skiing when the snow is soft. Black Cap and White Princess are off in the distance with some lenticulars starting to form.
Ice cave on the south side of the terminus of the Canwell Glacier
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