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Sep 13, 2009 Finally, after almost one year I finished the 2008 Crow Pass Gallery
Sep 12, 2009 Two new galleries online: The Crow Pass traverse in 14 hours and a summit attempt
of the Suicide Peaks. What a great summer!
Aug 05, 2009 Going Places, Doing Things: This time I suddenly found myself onboard a
new airplane from New Zealand, heading for Denali Airport.
Maybe we'll go to the museum next weekend...
Jul 17, 2009 Back from three days in the Talkeetnas: Peak bagging on Independence Day
and during the rest of the weekend. Huge new gallery online.
Jun 29, 2009 An expedition of the unusal kind - painting and cleaning the MCA huts along the
Eklutna Traverse. (Hint: It's much easier if you have helicopter support).
Jun 16, 2009 Back from Europe, it's time to get out of the heat and onto the glacier for some
summer ice climbing.
Jun 14, 2009 After-work hiking and climbing: Flaketop.
Apr 29, 2009 Nine hours of hiking and two summits: here are some pictures from the
Near Point to Wolverine Peak trip in April.
Apr 11, 2009 It's been a busy winter! New galleries online from backcountry skiing in the
Chugach Mountains and a Mountain Rescue mission in the Kenai Mountains.
Mar 11, 2009 Photo documentation of the first annual Alaska Ice Climbing Festival at Hunter Creek.
Mar 04, 2009 Check out the pictures of another great weekend outdoors - practicing terrain management
and avalanche rescue skills in Arctic Valley.
Feb 25, 2009 Back from the MCA glacier travel and crevasse rescue training on Matanuska Glacier.
Here are the photos.
Feb 15, 2009 Pictures from the most recent MCA training near Flattop are available.
Feb 09, 2009 Here are some pictures of the MCA winter camping event in Turnagain Pass.
Jan 22, 2009 Photos from the Level 1 Avalanche Training in Hatcher Pass are now online.
Jan 21, 2009 Added some pictures of the beautiful winter scenery at Lake Hood and updated the
Latest News section after spending the weekend in Hatcher
Jan 03, 2009 Happy New Year! It's been pretty cold lately (-25 °C) but who wants to stay
home on a beautiful clear and sunny day...Here are a few pics from
snowshoeing and ski touring in the Chugach Mountains. Also added
more information in the Latest News section.
Dec 16, 2008 Totaling over 50 new pictures! Extensive gallery updates in...
Lake Hood to Bird Ridge
Grand Glacier Tour
Archangel Valley
Crow Pass Trail
Byron Glacier
Bear Valley to Whittier
AMRG Interagency Avalanche Training
Oct 12, 2008 And here comes the next batch...The pictures from Far Mountain and the Granite Tors
hike are now online!
Oct 10, 2008 New galleries online: Here are pictures from a rock climbing trip to Dragonfly Creek
and from a flight to the the village of Beaver near the Arctic Circle.
Also added a preview for several more galleries.
Sep 29, 2008 Uploaded a preview of Aho Adventure Tours Volume VII - Roadtrip to Homer and added
Aho Adventure Tours Vol. VIII gallery: Mountain Flying - From Knik Glacier to Eklutna Lake.
Sep 22, 2008 Miscellaneous maintenance on numerous pages, updated links
Aug 27, 2008 Completed the Aho Adventure Tours Volume VI gallery. Check out the full set of a trip
into Reed Valley in the Talkeetna Mountains.
Aug 17, 2008 Uploaded a preview of Aho Adventure Tours Volume VI - Three days in the
Talkeetna Mountains
Aug 02, 2008 Here are the Aho Adventure Tours Volume IV and V galleries with pictures of Interior Alaska:
Angel Rocks near Chena Hot Springs and a trip down the Richardson Highway to
Lake Lousie
Jul 12, 2008 Aho Adventure Tours Volume III is now online with pictures from the
Kenai Fjords National Park, Mt. Marathon and other attractions around Seward.
Jun 28, 2008 After three weeks of vacation here are some previews for a bunch of
galleries that are coming soon. Volume I is also online with pictures from a
hike to Hidden Valley via Flattop.
May 29, 2008 After 60 years, I re-discovered one of the airplanes that belonged to my great
uncle Toivo Aho in the 1940s - so here's an aviation history gallery about
Aho Flying Service.
Apr 20, 2008 Check out the new Eklutna Canyon ice climbing pictures.
Apr 14, 2008 Completed the Oooguruk travel report and added some info on my trip to Germany.
Apr 12, 2008 Added Lake Louise and Flattop galleries and updated arctic wildlife pictures.
Apr 09, 2008 A small gallery dedicated to arctic wildlife.
Mar 23, 2008 Pictures of Snow, ice and water...and a few eagle shots in this new gallery.
Feb 17, 2008 New photo gallery with arctic winter impressions.
Feb 09, 2008 Added travel pictures from my winter exploration trip to Gubik.
Jan 30, 2008 Finished Bird Ridge travel report and route information.
Login is required, here's the info.
Jan 22, 2008 Finally put my crampons to use and did some ice climbing along the
Seward Highway
Dec 26, 2007 A few photos of hiking Flattop in the snow and of a very cold
Winter Solsitce on the Slope
Dec 07, 2007 A few impressions of my recent trip to Oooguruk in the Arctic Ocean.
Dec 01, 2007 Pictures from my last two trips to Prudhoe Bay now available.
Nov 20, 2007 Completed and revised the entire triology (Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3) of
Steve's cabin construction travel reports. Login is required, here's the info.
Nov 12, 2007 More mountains and glaciers! Uploaded trip pictures to Portage, Seward,
and the Harding Icefield.
Oct 24, 2007 Lots of new pictures: see the Talkeetna River Gallery #2, pictures of an
afternoon hike on Bird Ridge, and another climbing trip to Archangel Valley.
Also see the brief report from my current trip to the North Slope.
Oct 13, 2007 Pictures of my climbing trip to the Talkeetna Mountains uploaded.
Oct 02, 2007 New gallery (Lake Louise), new travel report (Part 3 of the Cottonwood Bay
story). Added more detailed/scientific description to photos of plants and small
birds (almost all galleries). Numerous other minor modifications mainly in the
'late(st) news' section.
Sep 11, 2007 From now on a login is required to read my travel reports.
Read the login information or send me an email if you can't get in.
Sep 05, 2007 Added the Bird Ridge Traverse Picture Gallery.
Fixed design issues for proper display with Internet Explorer.
Added map of Alaska to General Section.
Aug 21, 2007 Part 2 of Steve's cabin construction project: Travel report to Homer online.
Aug 17, 2007 Pictures of another trip to Cottonwood Bay are now online.
Aug 16, 2007 Travel report to Cottonwood Bay finally available.
Also uploaded new gallery with pics from Homer.
Jul 28, 2007 Large new gallery uploaded with pictures of the trip to Cottonwood Bay
near Augustine Volcano.
Jul 26, 2007 Pictures of Mount Marathon and of the Crow Pass Marathon Race uploaded.
Jun 23, 2007 I'm back in Alaska, finally! And this time my new digital SLR was used to
document my recent trips, so make sure to check out the new 2007 galleries!
Nov 20, 2006 Major site revision: Fixed broken links, removed outdated information.
Layout modifications on all pages.
Oct 02, 2005 added pics to the 2005 Picture Gallery.
Also new and improved layout, esp. for low-bandwidth users. Minor modifications
on all other pages.
Jul 12, 2005 Great summer, many trips, loads of pictures...see the
Summer 2005 Picture Gallery
Mar 19, 2001 Just returned to Germany yesterday, here's already the completely updated
Winter 2001 Picture Gallery! It's huge!
Mar 07, 2001 Finally some pictures of Alaska from the air:
March 2001 Picture Gallery
Mar 01, 2001 Back in Alaska this winter and the first pictures are online again:
Visit the 2001 Gallery
Feb 19, 2001 Here it finally comes: The August 2000 Picture Gallery
(just in time before heading to Alaska again)
=>> watch out for the upcoming all new 2001 Gallery!!
Aug 04, 2000 July Picture Gallery loaded with new pictures
Jul 20, 2000 Ralf and Torsten visiting Alaska - first impressions
Besides that there is also a new story in How's it going
Jul 10, 2000 The Year 2000 Gallery is online with lots of new pictures.
Jul 02, 2000 Here they are: New reports, new late news, and a Y2K Picture Gallery
will be coming soon with lots of new pictures.
Also the link to the Anchorage Daily news sunrise and -set information
has been removed since this page no longer exists.
Therefore new links to pilot weather information have been added.
Go check it out!
May 23, 2000 After being offline since August 1999 the page is now back to the Web
(And you might even expect some further updates once in a while...)
Jun 22, 1999 How's it going? - so much to do, so little time...
Summer is definately here - finally some pictures without snow
Apr 28, 1999 more pix in the Picture Gallery for February thru April
update on "General Info"
another boring story about life in a freezer - see "How's it going"
when giants play poker - read the "latest news"
Mar 24, 1999 update on "how's it going"
some interesting facts about the moon in 1999 in "latest news"
updated general info page
Feb 07, 1999 added pics for August thru December to the Picture Gallery
update on "how's it going"
the story of earth-striking meteor in "latest news"
and...more snow for January and February
Jan 18, 1999 added some pics to the gallery
new reports, and as always - more snow...
Jan 10, 1999 added update log and reports
gas prices decreased even further, therefore a little more snow than usual
Jan 03, 1999 update on snowfall
Dec 27, 1998 initial upload of homepage