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A Sunny Day at Portage Glacier

The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has been getting many visitors biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. The U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice," said Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS.
Bob Hallinen
Emily McMahan rides across Portage Lake with her dog Chena on her fat tired bike after visiting Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice," said Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS.
Bob Hallinen
Chad Culley and his dogs Loki and Cashew head across Portage Lake after visiting Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has been getting many visitors biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. The U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice," said Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS.
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has been getting many visitors biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. The U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice," said Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS.
Bob Hallinen
Emily McMahan rides across Portage Lake with her dog Chena on her fat tired bike after visiting Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice," said Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS.
Bob Hallinen
Chad Culley and his dogs Loki and Cashew head across Portage Lake after visiting Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has been getting many visitors biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. The U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice," said Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS.
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has been getting many visitors biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. The U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice," said Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS.
Bob Hallinen
Emily McMahan rides across Portage Lake with her dog Chena on her fat tired bike after visiting Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice," said Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS.
Bob Hallinen
Chad Culley and his dogs Loki and Cashew head across Portage Lake after visiting Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has been getting many visitors biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. The U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice," said Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS.
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
The sun shines above Portage Glacier on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The glacier has drawn an influx of visitors in recent weeks, biking, skiing and walking across Portage Lake to the glacier. While the area is accessible, the U.S. Forest Service does not monitor ice conditions at Portage Lake, and visitors are advised to be prepared for changing weather and ice conditions. According to Sara Boario, spokeswoman for USFS: "Portage Valley is an accessible but unmanaged area, so people should be prepared for the specific risks of traveling on ice."
Bob Hallinen
Alaska Dispatch