Archangel Road Gate to Fern Mine

Near the end of the Archangel Road a sign on the gate warns “feet only.” That worked for us since we had only our feet, we continued down the trail to the Fern Mine. The Talkeetna mountains in this region are exquisite decorated with patterns of unmelted spring snow. With my camera I explored many […]

Archangel Road bridge

Above treeline the road crosses a crude bridge beyond the Reed Lakes Trailhead where remnants of the last winter snow remain in the creek bed. I photographed beautiful wide vistas of the highland Archangel Valley from the road adding new research material for my original painting files. More tomorrow, Gail Niebrugge, Alaska Artist

Hatcher Pass Archangel Road

The unmaintained Archangel Road is located just above the Motherlode Roadhouse at mile 15 Hatcher Pass Road, and is closed during the winter. It is a perfect late Spring hike and a great place to scout for scenery to photograph for my research files for future original paintings. More tomorrow. Gail Niebrugge, Alaska Artist

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