For our first full day in the area we drove into downtown Stewart. Here is a mural in town:
Stewart also has hanging glaciers that can be seen from downtown:
A view across the estuary:
Another glacier view:
We decided the weather was good, we would drive up to Salmon Glacier. The Glacier is 16 miles past Fish Creek. On the way we saw a black bear cross the road.
Here is a mine along the way:
Salmon Glacier is a drive over glacier, the road goes above it so it feels like you are looking out of an airplane:
A glacial pond, the color is from silt:
At the top glacier viewpoint looking west at Salmon Glacier:
A telephoto shot of the top of the glacier coming off the icefield:
Close up shots of the glacier surface, those crevasses are deep:
The light was right to see the glacier blue color:
Close up of the north end of the glacier:
The toe of the glacier:
It was a great day to see the glacier.
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