Panorama of Peak from Healy Pass

Healy Pass panorama with named Peaks

Map of Healy Pass area (from NTS 82O-4)

“We walked. We trudged. We accepted the pain and let our shins and toes go numb. We skied 20 km on a gentle incline the entire way, a few rolling sessions, but no proper opportunity to take off the skins. ” “We criss-crossed the creek bed according to best estimates, sometimes finding bridges, sometimes following moose tracks, on and on up Pharaoh Creek and eventually along the westward slopes of the Massive Range, periodically gaining elevation and cutting through the trees until we reached broad open meadow where we were certain, guided by book and map, to find the shelter.”