Otina's Adventures

Otina's Adventures

Trip reports and photos from hiking, climbing, skiing
and mountaineering adventures in Colorado, Alaska, NY and beyond.

Alaska Mountaineering and Hiking


Mountaineering & Ice Climbing

  • Dragonfly creek - ice climb
  • Castner Glacier (crevasse rescue practice)

Rock Climbing


  • Dixie Pass - Solo backpack into Wrangell St Elias National Park
  • Granite Tors - 2 trips: 1 full loop backpack in summer, 1 snowshoe up to the overlook



  • Exit Glacier - A short day trip to view the glacier up close
  • Wickersham Dome - 3 separate hikes in differing weather conditions. Testing macro lens on alpine tundra plants
  • Murphy Dome
  • Donnely Dome
  • Brooks Range/ANWR
  • Angel Rocks

Mountain Biking

  • Denali Highway


The Mountain. The National Park. The Region.


  • Mt Healy Short hike up to Overlook, and river hike at the end of the public accessible road.

Mountain Biking

  • Sable Pass - 20 mile bike ride from Teklanika to Sable Pass (With elk, moose, ptarmigan, rabbit and bears)


By road

  • AEIC field work - Kantishna, AK

From the air

  • AEIC field work - Purkeypile, AK

Just some amazing photos of Denali from the road...

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