A Brocken spectre is the apparently enormous and magnified shadow of an observer, cast upon the upper surfaces of clouds opposite the sun.

Photo by Wayne Todd.

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.

Looking east at the high Chugach from White Lice. Chugach State Park.

Photo by Wayne Todd.

Crevasse rescue training at the MCA's Basic Mountaineering School.

Photo by Dean Carman.

MCA Ice Climbing Festival Sept 23-25, 2016

The 2016 MCA Ice Climbing Festival is happening Friday September 23rd through Sunday September 25th. Check out the Ice Fest page to get more details and registration information:

http://www.mtnclubak.org/index.cfm/What-We-Do/MCA-Training/MCA-Ice-Climbing-Festival


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