Skiing, Wrangell-St. Elias

Skiing, Wrangell-St. Elias Alaska.

A backcountry skier stands above the Kuskulana River, near Mt. Blackburn. Cross country skiing in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, winter, Alaska. Please click on the image above to view a larger version of this photo.

Hey Folks,

A quick photo from Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.

Skis: cheap
Pack: not very much $$
View: free

Temperature: Minus 40 degrees.

By the way – if you want to see some great work – check out Jim Goldstein’s blog post, including links to ¬†over 160 photographers’ favorite photos from 2010.



3 thoughts on “Skiing, Wrangell-St. Elias

  1. monica ouziel

    beautiful territory Carl! -40 cold! remembering my eyelashes frozen with crystals in 60 below wind chill! love your images!

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  3. Carl D Post author

    Hey Monica

    Thanks so much. Yes, minus 40 is something of a threshold, an achievement, I think. The cold becomes almost a ‘thing’ with its very own character. Pretty amazing experience.

    Thanks again,



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