|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
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
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
Crow Pass Trail
Bear Valley to Whittier
AMRG Interagency Avalanche Training
|Oct 12, 2008||And here comes the next batch...The pictures from
Far Mountain and the
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
|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
|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
|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
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|