Harding Icefield, fireweed, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, USA.
See Harding Icefield on the Exit Glacier Trail in the Kenai Mountains of Alaska, USA. Fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium) blooms pink in an alpine meadow. The only road into Kenai Fjords National Park is a spur of the Seward Highway to Exit Glacier, one of the most visited glaciers in Alaska. It was named after the exit of the first recorded crossing of Harding Icefield in 1968. Hike trails to the glacier terminus or up to Harding Icefield. From 1815-1999, Exit Glacier retreated 6549 feet, melting an average of 35 feet per year, according to www.nps.gov/kefj/.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download