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About mtlawson07

I'm a meteorologist living and working in Anchorage, Alaska

Seward Trip and Cabin on Dolly Varden Lake

It’s been a while since I’ve made a blog post, guess I’ve done nothing noteworthy in a while. This one starts of slow but ends pretty spectacularly, hang in there. The mini-vacation started off in Seward on Saturday, postponed a … Continue reading

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Glaciers Galore

I had my first visitor in Alaska at the end of August as my mom came to visit me. She couldn’t have picked a better time to come, we had the nicest couple of days weather-wise in a month and … Continue reading

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Pioneer Peak

Ever since I moved to Alaska in mid-March Pioneer Peak has been on my list of things to do. One of the more recognizable landscapes in the Chugach, in fact it graces the state driver’s license. Pioneer rises out of … Continue reading

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The effects of terrain

After popping into work for a couple hours yesterday afternoon, I took a quick look at the visible satellite and one thing clearly stood out. Why is there an anomalous clear patch in the middle of a state-wide deck of … Continue reading

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Rafting on Six Mile Creek

I’m a little bit late to the game with this as it happened almost a month ago, but oh well here it is. A group of us drove down from Anchorage to Hope, AK on the 4th to give whitewater … Continue reading

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Reed Lakes Redux: Bomber Glacier

After inadvertently doing the Reed Lakes hike a couple weeks ago while trying to hit another trail off of the same trail head, it was time to do the regularly schedule hike. This time around the goal was to make … Continue reading

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Reed Lakes part 1

The trip to Reed Lakes was supposed to be to a different destination off of the same trail. By the time we figured out that we were in the wrong place we just decided to finish the hike even though … Continue reading

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