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.

The Bomber hut, built in 1990, it is part of the Bomber Traverse, but can also be utilized as an overnight destination.

Photo by Seth Weingarten.

The Matanuska Glacier as viewed from Mt. Wickersham.

Photo by Wayne Todd.

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

Photo by Dean Carman.

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