Tag Archives: USA

Grand Canyon , USA

grand canyon, september 1995 – This was one of my dreams coming true : to see the biggest canyon in the world I heard and seen so much about already.  I was finally there, so I had to hike it.   … Continue reading

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Monument Valley , USA

monument valley, september 1995 – If you like ‘Western’ movies, you’ll surely know the landscapes of Monument Valley NP in Arizona.  Most of these movies were filmed over here, and you can even visit some movie set ‘ghost towns’ in … Continue reading

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Yosemite , USA

yosemite, august 1995 – Western USA has a lot of beautiful National Parks (NP) and National Monuments (NM).  Yosemite in the state of California is only one of them, but probably the best known and most inspiring to a lot … Continue reading

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Kenai , Alaska

SEWARD, AUGUST 1997 – The kenai penninsula is known for its marine wildlife and glaciers that end up into the ocean.  The best way to experience all of this is by taking a boat trip… But as always with wildlife … Continue reading

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Root Glacier, Alaska

KENNICOTT, JULY 1997 – On a cloudy morning, I went to the old powerhouse in Mc. Carthy.  This site is now used as the home base of the St.-Elias-Wrangell mountain guides.  There I adapted a pair of crampons to my … Continue reading

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Mc. Carthy, Alaska

MC. CARTHY, JULY 1997 – Alaska is the land of the goldrush.  Nowadays, the real goldmines are all but a few little ones closed.  Now black gold is the primary treasure, as is illustrated by the Alaska pipeline you encounter … Continue reading

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Denali basecamp, Alaska

TALKEETNA, JULY 1997 – Seeing Mount Mc. Kinley was one of the things I dreamt about before coming to Alaska.  Native Americans used to call this mountain ‘Denali’ (‘the great one’).  The name is absolutely appropriate – with its 6194 … Continue reading

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