Pichler's Perch, the MCA's first hut, built in 1964, is the forerunner of the Eklutna Traverse system of shelters.

Photo by Wayne Todd.

Climber on seracs on the Matanuska Glacier during the annual MCA ice climbing festival.

Photo by Wayne Todd.

Carrie Wang illustrates the proper technique for a Butterfly Knot.

Photo by Wayne Todd.

Carrie Wang on Boggs Peak, Chugach National Forest.

Photo by Wayne Todd.

November 2017 Board of Directors Election Results

President: Charlie Sink, second consecutive term

Vice President: Mike Meyers, first term

Treasurer: Mark Smith, first term, prior MCA Board experience

Secretary: Jen Aschoff, first term

Director: Max Neale, fourth consecutive term

Director: Ralph Baldwin, second consecutive term

Director: Jennifer Duford, second consecutive term

Director: Tom Meecham, first term, prior MCA Board experience

Director: Martin Ksok, first term


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