Day 44 (August 3) – Denali Park Village

A great day for visiting. In the afternoon we went for a hike to the to the top of Karma Ridge. In the evening we went to the one of the big local events of the year, the fund-raising auction at the Denali Education Center.

Rob and Kimber's House

Rob and Kimber’s House

Rob and Steve preparing to fly Rob's tricopter

Rob and Steve preparing to fly Rob’s tricopter

The tricopter is airborne

The tricopter is airborne

Hiking on Karma Ridge

Hiking on Karma Ridge

Teresa and Nancy

Teresa and Nancy

Nancy, Olivia, Madeleine and Rob

Nancy, Olivia, Madeleine and Rob

Looking south towards Cantwell

Looking south towards Cantwell

The Musher Monument - natural rock formation on nearby ridge

The Musher Monument – natural rock formation on nearby ridge

View to west

View to west

Teresa and Steve trying out the swing on the top of Karma Ridge

Teresa and Steve trying out the swing on the top of Karma Ridge

It is berry season, these are bear berries.

It is berry season, these are bear berries.

The bushes were thick with blueberries in some places.

The bushes were thick with blueberries in some places.

This is what happens when there are lots of blueberries around.

This is what happens when there are lots of blueberries around.

 

Don changing shoes

Don changing shoes after the hike

People gathering for  free food and the fund raising auction at the Denali Education Center.

People gathering for free food and the fund raising auction at the Denali Education Center.

Auction at Denali Education Center

Auction at Denali Education Center