While visiting Kenai Fjords National Park recently, I spent the morning taking an easy hike up to the terminal end (terminus?) of Exit Glacier. This is a popular spot, since it is a gentle hike and it is the main attraction of the only road that enters the national park. I think that I was the first person on the trail that morning, since there were no cars in the parking lot and I saw nobody else until I was nearly done with my walk. The weather was great: full sun, warm and quiet. I was hoping to see a bear or moose or something, but the only wildlife I saw was a fat old marmot who hung out until I got my camera at which point he ditched me. This is a panoramic photograph, composed of 10 separate images stitched (on the computer) into a single, enormous image. Note that this is actually a double-self-portrait, as I appear there twice in a manner of sorts. How’d he do dat?
Self portrait, panorama of Exit Glacier. Exit Glacier, one of 35 glaciers that are spawned by the enormous Harding Icefield, is the only one that can be easily reached on foot.
Image ID: 19112
Location: Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, USA
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