Images: Final checks [Image 2 of 5]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Winstead
Army Maj. Gary McDonald, the commandant of the U.S. Army Alaska Northern Warfare Training Center inspects his harness and climbing equipment. Additional protective covering for the exposed skin, like the cloth covering shown here is vital as reflected solar radiation from the ice and snow can more than double a person’s UV exposure on the glacier.
Date Posted:05.21.2012 13:40
Location:KAHILTNA GLACIER BASE CAMP, AK, US