Hiking up the icefield of the Bomber Glacier, it's easy for your eyes to be preoccupied with the soaring rocky peaks surrounding the valley on three sides. In one direction, Lynx Peak rises like a sentry at the top of the glacier, flanked by razor-like ridges being eroded by the ice. In the opposite direction, the valley sweeps away to lush green meadows and ponds of recently melted water. Alaska's majestic Talkeetna Mountains are almost so grand that you might not see the giant airplane tire embedded into the glacier before bumping into it. Almost.
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Written by Ryan Wichelns October 26, 2018
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