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Slideshows

Ground Truth Trekking at Work (16 images)

Coal Country (15 images)

Shipwrecks (12 images)

Seward Coal (14 images)

The Dead and the Dying (19 images)

Book Chapter Images (18 images)

Aerial Photography for Nuka Research (12 images)
Selected Expedition Photos

Hig walking the Tolt Pipeline trail, WA - June 11, 2007
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Looking up near Troublesome Creek, WA - June 15, 2007
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Sunset ocean near Campbell River, BC - July 11, 2007
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Stump on a stump. A new clearcut exposes giant ancient cedar stumps, BC - July 18, 2007
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Hig balancing on a fallen cedar in an multi-tiered forest, BC - July 27, 2007
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An exposed beach north of Vancouver Island, BC - July 27, 2007
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Paddling under the arches of cedars, BC - August 1, 2007
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Rush of a tidal rapid, BC - August 1, 2007
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A view of lake and ocean from the Koeye Range, BC - August 2, 2007
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Erin and Hig, BC - August 9, 2007
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Hig descending a creek on Princess Royal Island, BC - August 13, 2007
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Princess Royal Island waterfall, BC - August 13, 2007
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"Floating Vertigo Lake" on Princess Royal Island, BC - August 15, 2007
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Erin and giant spruce on the Quaal River, BC - August 21, 2007
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Hig Packrafting Georgetown Creek, BC - August 28, 2007
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Erin Packrafting Georgetown Creek, BC - August 28, 2007
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Camp near Portland Canal, BC - August 29, 2007
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Revillagigedo Island, AK - September 2, 2007
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Clearcut on Revillagigedo Island, AK - September 6, 2007
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Pond on Revillagigedo Island, AK - September 6, 2007
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Looking out a snow cave on "Entry Fee Creek", AK - September 9, 2007
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Packrafting the Chikamin River, AK - September 11, 2007
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Above Behm Canal, AK - September 13, 2007
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Packrafting Lake Creek, AK - September 14, 2007
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Portaging on the Unuk River, AK - September 15, 2007
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Camp on Harrymet Ridge, BC - September 19, 2007
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Rainbow on Port Houghton, AK - October 1, 2007
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Stones and grass, AK - October 4, 2007
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Wind in Seymour Canal, AK - October 5, 2007
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Anemones on Lynn Canal, AK - October 15, 2007
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One-eyed Bob in Excursion Inlet, AK - October 17, 2007
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Sea lions at Glacier Bay, AK - October 20, 2007
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Hig approaching Brady Glacier, AK - October 22, 2007
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Shrinking edge of Brady Glacier, AK - October 22, 2007
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Hig packrafting Dixon River, AK - October 23, 2007
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Surf in Palma Bay, AK - October 24, 2007
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Icy Point surf, AK - October 25, 2007
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Bear tracks on garnet sand, AK - October 28, 2007
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Cobble beach, Lost Coast, AK - October 29, 2007
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Walking in blowing foam, Lost Coast, AK - October 30, 2007
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Portaging under a rainbow, Dry Bay, AK - October 31, 2007
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Golden beach grass, Black Sand Spit, AK - November 2, 2007
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Beach grass blowing, near Ahrnklin River, AK - November 2, 2007
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Packrafting the narrow gap by Hubbard Glacier, AK - November 10, 2007
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Sunset on Yakutat Bay, AK - November 11, 2007
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Sunrise on the icy mudflats near Yakutat Bay, AK - November 12, 2007
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Packrafting a slough near Yakutat Bay, AK - November 12, 2007
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Sitkagi Lagoon at the Malaspina Glacier, AK - November 14, 2007
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Hig watching surf near Malaspina Glacier, AK - November 14, 2007
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Surf pouring down a boulder near Malaspina Glacier, AK - November 15, 2007
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Sea lion haulout near Sitkagi Bluffs, AK - November 15, 2007
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Icy Bay beach, AK - November 19, 2007
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Looking out over Icy Bay, AK - November 19, 2007
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West Icy Bay logging camp being burned, AK - November 25, 2007
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Sun-striped forest, Lost Coast, AK - November 28, 2007
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Frosty beach, Lost Coast, AK - November 29, 2007
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Frosted drift line, Lost Coast, AK - November 30, 2007
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Erin finding a glass ball, Lost Coast, AK - November 30, 2007
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First blizzard of the journey, Cape Suckling, AK - December 2, 2007
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Hig walking Okalee Spit, Controller Bay, AK - December 5, 2007
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Packrafting the sunrise, Copper River Delta, AK - December 9, 2007
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Packrafting the ice, Copper River Delta, AK - December 9, 2007
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Setting up packraft longboat in the snow, Prince William Sound, AK - December 19, 2007
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Waves and mountains, Prince William Sound, AK - December 20, 2007
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Stuart Creek Pass, AK - January 3, 2008
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Hig pulling packraft sleds, Grayling Creek, AK - January 5, 2008
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Campfire on Grayling Creek, AK - January 6, 2008
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Sunrise on Manker Creek, AK - January 7, 2008
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Skiing Klutina Lake, AK - January 9, 2008
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Skiing beetle-killed spruce forest, AK - January 11, 2008
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Glenn Highway near Nelchina River, AK - January 15, 2008
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Skiing the Matanuska River, AK - January 17, 2008
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Hig on the windy Matanuska River near Lion Head, AK - January 17, 2008
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Reflection in an open patch on the Matanuska, AK - January 21, 2008
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Glenn Highway near Sutton, AK - January 21, 2008
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Skiing the Glenn Highway trail near Eagle River, AK - January 25, 2008
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Looking out over Knik Arm from Anchorage, AK - February 13, 2008
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Erin skiing Knik Arm near Eklutna
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Mount Spurr
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Hig in the spotlight on Moose Ridge
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Hig eating an airdropped gift from Lake and Pen Air
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Wrong way up Moosepasture Pass
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Hig skiing Lake Clark
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Hig pulling a packraft up Groundhog Mountain
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Hig skiing near the Pebble Prospect
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Pass over Pile Bay
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Hig climbing the windy pass above Pile Bay
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Amakdedori Pass
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Amakdedori Beach on Kamishak Bay
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Erin navigating nothing in a Katmai Park whiteout
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Tent under snow in Katmai Park
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Tent in the willows in Katmai Park
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Bristol Bay ice - walking the shores near Naknek
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Erin in willows near Ugashik
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Track of the giant bear and Erin's foot near Mother Goose Lake
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Cottonwood sunset near Mother Goose Lake
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Erin on the Kujulik Bay bear trail
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Erin in a sun flash on a volcanic sand beach
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Packraft near Unimak Island cliffs
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Unimak mists
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Older Photos - a few of our favorites from previous expeditions.
Erin in the alder - Kvichak River, Bristol Bay
Erin in the alder - Kvichak River, Bristol Bay, AK
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Hig packrafting in the surf - Olympic Peninsula, WA
Hig packrafting in the surf - Olympic Peninsula, WA
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Hig at Turnagain Arm - Skilak Shakedown, AK
Hig at Turnagain Arm - Skilak Shakedown, AK
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Hig on Gore Point Beach - Kenai Fjords, AK
Hig on Gore Point Beach - Kenai Fjords, AK
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Hig looking down on Prince William Sound - AK
Hig looking down on Prince William Sound - AK
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Hig skiing across Skilak Lake with Alpacka Raft Sled - Kenai Peninsula, AK
Hig skiing across Skilak Lake with Alpacka Raft Sled - Kenai Peninsula, AK
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Erin in the Queets Rainforest - Olympic Peninsula, WA
Erin in the Queets Rainforest - Olympic Peninsula, WA
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Hiking in a meadow above Blockade Glacier -  Neacola Mtns, AK
Hiking in a meadow above Blockade Glacier - Neacola Mtns, AK
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Packrafts in an alpine lake snow storm - Cascade Mtns, WA
Packrafts in an alpine lake snow storm - Cascade Mtns, WA
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Packraft and oil rig -  Cook Inlet, AK
Packraft and oil rig - Cook Inlet, AK
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Avalanche on Port Dick - Kenai Fjords, AK
Avalanche on Port Dick - Kenai Fjords, AK
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Bear Glacier Lake - Kenai Fjords, AK
Bear Glacier Lake - Kenai Fjords, AK
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Erin with stranded icebergs - Kenai Peninsula, AK
Erin with stranded icebergs - Kenai Peninsula, AK
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Hig in the sand dunes - Copper River, AK
Hig in the sand dunes - Copper River, AK
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Alder and devils club bushwhack - Neacola Mtns, AK
Alder and devils club bushwhack - Neacola Mtns, AK
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Hig packrafting in snow - Seldovia Bay, AK
Hig packrafting in snow - Seldovia Bay, AK
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Erin looking at the map - Kvichak River, Bristol Bay, AK
Erin looking at the map - Kvichak River, Bristol Bay, AK
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Hig on a snowbridge over a glacial river - Kenai Peninsula, AK
Hig on a snowbridge over a glacial river - Kenai Peninsula, AK
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Mountain pass - Kenai Peninsula, AK
Mountain pass - Kenai Peninsula, AK
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Gore Point Beach - Kenai Fjords, AK
Gore Point Beach - Kenai Fjords, AK
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Seattle freeway - WA
Seattle freeway - WA
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Mining exploration - Pebble Valley, Bristol Bay, AK
Mining exploration - Pebble Valley, Bristol Bay, AK
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