Since I’ve been doing a lot of snowshoeing this winter, I thought I’d share this historic photograph from the Wrangell-St Elias NP&P archives. Horses have never been the most practical mode of transport over Alaska’s varied terrain, and there was no word on how much the winter shoes helped support the horse in this case. Still, it is a unique fashion statement.
17 February 2018
Just a basic, down to Earth, laid back type of guy here, who loves the outdoors, the indoors, jazz on the turntable, a fire in the woodstove, the northern lights blazing across the sky, and the company of good friends. View all posts by icefogger
This entry was posted on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 7:37 AM and tagged with cold, history, snow, travel, wrangell-st elias and posted in Alaska. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.
- 37,771 hits
Sponsors:MAO Inc, and Company: Minneapolis, MN; Greer Construction: San Antonio, TX
Circle to Circle is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Like the Stories & Photos? Help Keep the Rover Rolling.