January 30, 2016

A Tranquil Trek

Photograph by Aaron Huey

Gliding toward one of the hundreds of untouched mountainsides in the high backcountry of Denali National Park in Alaska, a climber skis past sapphire pools atop upper Ruth Glacier.

See more pictures from the February 2016 feature story "How Can 6 Million Acres at Denali Still Not Be Enough?"

15 comments
Cat Feng
Cat Feng

Pure blue and white,always my favorite colors.

Manuela M.
Manuela M.

This photo makes me think of the silence broken by the hiss of the wind. Beautiful

R. C.
R. C.

I wanna chill there 

M. Pal
M. Pal

Beyond beautiful !!! 

Mike Bless
Mike Bless

Very Cool ! Congratulations Aaron!


Chris B.
Chris B.

So stunning, it's almost surreal! The pool looks like a portal to another realm...

Vangelis Sotiriou
Vangelis Sotiriou

Perfect contrast  . Clarity on the ground water , fog on the mountain ! 


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