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Journeys tagged Susitna

Susitna Leg 1: Headwaters: Start date: September  2012End date: September 2013 Distance: around 400 miles Mode of travel: packrafing and walkingJourney Overview Journey Writeups Leg1: Headwaters Leg 2: Damsite and Devil'sLeg 3: To the Sea SlideshowSusitna Hydro   I completed this leg of the journey in September ... [read-more]
Susitna Leg 2: Damsite and Devil's: Start date: September  2012End date: September 2013 Distance: around 400 miles Mode of travel:  packrafting and walkingJourney Overview Journey Writeups Leg1: Headwaters Leg 2: Damsite and Devil'sLeg 3: To the Sea SlideshowSusitna Hydro  I completed this leg of the journey in July ... [read-more]
Susitna Leg 3: To the Sea: Start date: September  2012End date: September 2013 Distance: around 400 miles Mode of travel: packrafting and walkingJourney Overview Journey Writeups Leg1: Headwaters Leg 2: Damsite and Devil'sLeg 3: To the Sea SlideshowSusitna Hydro I completed this leg of the journey in September ... [read-more]
From Glaciers to the Sea: Following the Entirety of Alaska‚Äôs Susitna River: Start date: September  2012End date: September 2013 Distance: around 400 miles Mode of travel: packrafting and walkingJourney Overview Journey Writeups Leg1: Headwaters Leg 2: Damsite and Devil'sLeg 3: To the Sea SlideshowSusitna Hydro Susitna River Journey Overview GET PHOTO Created by Britta ... [read-more]

Photos tagged Susitna

Devil's Canyon, Susitna River
Lake within Main Susitna Glacier
Main Susitna Glacier toe with relatively small rapids
Susitna River beyond glacier
Fish Tagging on the Susitna River at Curry
Proposed Susitna River damsite
Susitna River crossing at Denali Highway
Alaska Range and Susitna River at Talkeetna
Susitna River Map
Building lost in the flats
Lituya on log
Sunset on the Susitna Flats
Journal writing
Nap boat
Packrafting the Susitna Delta
Sandbar on the Susitna Delta
Waiting for the tide
Walking the flats
Startled birds
Sandhill Cranes
Sunset on a slough
Flotsam
Baby seal swimming
Mud wading
Raft towing in the flats
Sunset on the Susitna Flats
Susitna River Journey Overview
Setting Out From Denali Highway
Double Rainbow Over Tundra
Rainbow and Caribou
Caribou Antler and Tundra
Tundra Pond
Glacial Erratic
Camp on Main Susitna Glacier
Snow On Glacial Lake
Lake Within Main Susitna Glacier
Ice Cavern
Final rapid coming off of the Main Susitna Glacier Toe
Massive Rainbow Over Susitna
Susitna River Beyond Glacier
Jetboat On Upper Susitna
Arrival At Denali Highway
Starting Out
Leaving the Alaska Range
Wooded islands are a unique feature of the Susitna
Bear tracks
Tree scarring caused by breakup ice
Eroding permafrost river bank
Corkscrew fish catch in Oshetna River
Arrival at Watana Canyon
Reservoir and damsite montage
Watana Canyon
Watana Canyon
Paddle-tailed Darner Dragonfly
Large wooded island
Posed action shot
Wildflowers, like these Arctic Lupine, were abundant throughout the entire river stretch
Driftwood
Shattered
Bull caribou
Caribou on gravel bar island
Tremendous quantity of molted caribou fur on river beach
I often spotted bald eagles and other birds upstream of and within the damsite
Bald Eagles
Cabin site in proposed reservoir
Cabin site in proposed reservoir
Cabin site in proposed reservoir
Clear creek water joining silty Susitna
Flooded creek under cottonwoods


Watana Creek
Watana Creek
Camp at Watana Creek
Caribou tracks at Watana Creek
A low sun lights tree-covered bluffs which would be covered by the reservoir
Sandbar at Deadman Creek
Deadman Creek joining Susitna
The proposed damsite
Caribou crossing very near the proposed damsite
Montage - downstream of damsite
AEA scientists collecting organic samples for isotope analysis
"Sample"

Camp on Devil's Island
Telemetry station on Devil's Island
Bear paw print beside my toe print
Spotted sandpiper
Devil Creek rapid cliff
Susitna running through white granite
Wolverine tracks
Hotel Rock
Intense, cliffy bushwhacking
Heavy Brush
More bushwhacking
From a treetop
Reunited with the Alaska Range
Cobbled river beach
Notice the footbridge in the background
Footbridge leftover from 1980's studies
Footbridge detail
Survey marker from 1980's studies
Remnant from 1980's studies
Lush vegetation and fungi
Devil's Gorge
Sheer cliff in Devil's Gorge
Mahay's jetboat at first major rapid of Devil's Gorge
Final brushy challenge
Devil's club
Well deserved rest on beach
Portage Creek joining Susitna
William Dickey and company's engravings indicating their furthest upstream point
King Salmon in Portage
Telemetry helicopter at Portage Creek
Alaska Intertie: transmission line connecting Fairbanks to Anchorage
Intertie continuing southward
Gold Creek Bridge with passenger train
Gold Creek study Camp
Unexpected game of catch at Gold Creek Camp
Sherman
Curry
Fish tagging at Curry
Erosion control along Susitna
Junction of Chulitna and Susitna Rivers
Talkeetna River junction and railroad bridge at Talkeetna
Talkeetna dam opposition
Sunset over Denali and Susitna
Cook Inlet Delta
Cook Inlet Delta
Alaska Range glowing at morning start of the last leg
Alaska Range growing smaller
Fall colors
Mud ripples
Parks Highway Bridge
Bear tracks growing larger
Talkeetna Mountains
Alaska Range
Cottonwood stump taken down by beaver
Cottonwood eaten by beaver
Clear vision of Susitna headwaters
Moose crossing Susitna
Reflection
Reflection of colors
Aleutian Range and lifting fog
Mount Susitna and glassy Susitna
Yanert Junction
Susitna Townsite
Driftwood on beach
Alaska Range still poking out
Prickly rose fall bloom
Beluga Powerplant transmission line
Transmission line continues
Approaching the Sea
Susitna River Delta
Boat beached in delta
Mud banks of Susitna
Mud canyon
Susitna Flats
Slough, Mt. Susitna, and cabins
Little Susitna River deep canyoned muddy banks
Fire Island
The Sea!
Fire Island
Anchorage across Knik Arm
Anchorage at night
Knik Arm tidal flats
Small boat uncovered by the tides
During the crossing
Distant Fire Island
Floating debris
Anchorage mud bank
Mud tracks and Knik Arm crossing
Completion!
Rainbow Over Tundra
Camp at East Fork Susitna Glacier
East Fork Susitna Glacier
Traversing from the East Fork to Main Susitna Glacier
Packraft and remnant track through slush, dwarfed by glacial ice
Mt. Hayes and Upper Susitna Glacier
Headwaters
Down Main Susitna Glacier
Susitna River Journey Overview