Judy and her friends Pam and Barb climbed Matanuska Peak yesterday. It wasn't nearly as nice a day as today, but it was dry and not too warm. Above, some of the bright vegetation near the peak.
Below, Judy holds the canister at the top, where the three lady hikers entered their names to the roster.
Looking out over the clouds surrounding Mrt. Susitna:
Earlier in the week, Judy took Strider on a less strenuous hike up into the April Bowl area between the Matanuska Valley and Hatcher Pass: