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  • Day6

    To Worthington Glacier

    August 18, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ☁️ 8 °C

    Followed the glacier-fed streams through Keystone Canyon, a canyon road blasted through the rock which was built to find a way to the goldfields. An attempt at building a railroad has been abandoned. The road climbs to nearly 3,000 feet over Thompson Pass where there are road work delays. Freshly fallen snow lies across on the peaks and upper slopes.

    We arrive at Worthington Glacier, named after a gold miner who blasted the glacier looking for gold to no avail. We take the uneven track right up to the glacier. Our first 'long drop' experience in Alaska s OK because it's maintained by national parks.
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