The northern end of the Milky Way stretches over the Trans-Alaska Pipeline near Castner Creek.
Photo by Sebastian Saarloos
“Milky Mountain Panoramic”
The Milky Way bends over a small section of the Eastern Alaska Range near Castner Creek. I’ve dreamed about getting a shot like this for some time, but it just hasn’t worked out. This time I got it using 8 exposures and stitching them together using software. Photo Courtesy Sebastian Saarloos
Castner Glacier Access: This unimproved road is located at mile 217.3 on the north side of Castner Creek. The road ends after 1/2 mile, turning into an unimproved foot path heading up the side of Castner Creek, where this photo is taken.
A 1/2 mile hike leads you to the Castner Glacier. This trail is not maintained and not marked.