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Posts from the 'The News from the Ranger Station' category

The News from the Ranger Station 8-10-2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Savage River, NPS photo

Savage River, Denali National Park and Preserve-NPS photo

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, visitors answer the question, What is wilderness?

The News from the Ranger Station 8-3-2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017
Gray-crowned rosy finch, photo by Laura Wright

Gray-crowned rosy finch, photo by Laura Wright

Am. tree sparrow-tuck1

Am. Tree Sparrow with Tucker-NPS photo

Swallows on antenna at basecamp-NPS photo

Swallows on antenna at basecamp-NPS photo

Dark-eyed junco-NPS photo

Dark-eyed junco-NPS photo

VIP Joel with Yellow Warbler at 14K

Yellow warbler at 14K ft with Joel-NPS photo

Rosy finches at cache, photo by Roger Robinson

Rosy finches at cache, photo by Roger Robinson

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, we hear about birds which have, by choice or bad luck, found themselves on the glaciers of Denali National Park.

 

The News from the Ranger Station 7-27-2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Bear tracks in Denali National Park-NPS photo

Bear tracks in Denali National Park-NPS photo

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, we hear mountaineers tell a couple more stories of wildlife on glaciers in the Alaska Range.

News from the Ranger Station 7-20-2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Bear tracks in Denali National Park-NPS photo

Bear tracks in Denali National Park-NPS photo

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, we hear mountaineers tell several stories of wildlife seen on glaciers in the Alaska Range. There will be more wildlife stories next week.

 

The News from the Ranger Station 7-16-2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Glaciers on Denali-NPS photo

NPS photo–Glaciers flowing off Denali

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, Ranger Laura Wright talks to NPS scientist Mike Loso about the recent surging of the Traleika Glacier.

The News from the Ranger Station, 7-6-2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017
Shane-in-tent

Veteran NPS mountaineering volunteer Shane Treat peeks out from his snowy tent during last season’s patrol on Denali. Photo courtesy of Menno Boermans.

In this weekly segment,
produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station,
we hear about one aspect of climbing Denali
that makes it different from climbing elsewhere.
Not everyone is mentally prepared for it.

 

News from the Ranger Station 6-29-2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017
In this photo from last week, Patrol #5 (Coady) descends from a daytrip to 17K, returning with packs full of trash and used oxygen bottles.  (NPS Photo/Melis Coady)

In this photo from last week, Patrol #5 (Coady) descends from a daytrip to 17K, returning with packs full of trash and used oxygen bottles.  (NPS Photo/Melis Coady)

 

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, we hear about the number one reason that mountaineers are unable to summit Denali and other peaks. Several climbers tell about their experiences with weather conditions, and host Michael Connolly tells how this season compares to others, weather-wise.

News from the Ranger Station 6-22-17

Thursday, June 22, 2017
A sliver of moon appears over Mount Foraker as the midnight sun sets.  (NPS Photo/Dave Weber)

A sliver of moon appears over Mount Foraker as the midnight sun sets.  (NPS Photo/Dave Weber)

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, host Mike Connolly interviews Mountain Ranger and District Medical Program Coordinator Dave Weber. They talk about the common medical problems encountered on Denali, how often they’re encountered, and sources for information on prevention.

News from the Ranger Station 6-15-2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017
Artwork for the special flag that will be presented to climbers who complete a full pack out of human waste in 2017. Photo courtesy of Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station

Artwork for the special flag that will be presented to climbers who complete a full pack out of human waste in 2017. Photo courtesy of Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station

 

In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, we learn about the history of dealing with human waste on Denali, the trend toward Clean Mountain Can use, and hear some questions being pondered for the future.