Ascending Path Blog

Ascending Path is an Alaskan climbing and eco-tourism guide service operating since 1995 world-wide and since 2002 in Alaska. We are AMGA accredited, providing technical climbing instruction and guiding and naturalist guiding in the beautiful mountains of South Central Alaska.
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Saturday, July 12, 2008

Beautiful Day on the Byron

Conditions are great getting up to the Byron Glacier this year.....instead of crossing a huge talus slope, you cross a huge avalanche debris slope, I'd rather walk on snow than talus any day!

Clients Hiking Up

 


Misty Mountains and Portage Lake

 


Approaching the Toe of the Icefall

 



As I was looking through the pics, I realized I didn't take one picture once we got to the base where we set up ropes....I was pretty busy belaying! We rotated six clients between the two ropes, and I think everyone climbed at least 3 times, if not four. Lots of smiles all around : )
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Monday, July 7, 2008

Glacier Bowl by Air














Hey there... while scouting for a film production the other day, I got some shots of the bowl from the heli...
~Matt