Alaska Life

Photos: Explore a frosty winter wonderland in Southcentral Alaska

  • Author: Bob Hallinen
  • Updated: December 30, 2017
  • Published December 28, 2017
Isaac Dammeyer skis up the West High hill with the city in the background as his brother, Alexander Dammeyer, follows him in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. Isaac skis for West High. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Sledding at Kincaid Park on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
The setting sun reflects off buildings in Midtown Anchorage as traffic on the Seward Highway approaches a red light at 36th Avenue on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Snowmaking at Kincaid Park on a frosty Thursday afternoon, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Frost-covered trees line the Delaney Park Strip with the Robert B. Atwood Building in the background in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
A raven flies in front of a frost-covered chain-link fence at the tennis courts on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost-covered trees off Sand Lake Road with a layer of fog and the Chugach Mountains in the distance on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Sloane Jackson, 8, sleds on a hill near the Kincaid Park chalet on a frosty Thursday afternoon, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
As frost covers the trees, players skate in a noontime pickup hockey game on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost covers the volleyball net on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost covers plastic flowers at the Anchorage Veterans Memorial on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost covers a statue at the Anchorage Veterans Memorial on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost covered trees at Kincaid Park on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
A raven totem carved by Lee Wallace, a Haida from Ketchikan, and his apprentice Edwin De Witt, a Tlingit, stands in front of frosty trees next to the Nesbett Courthouse in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost covers the trees next to Holy Family Cathedral in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost covers a chain-link fence at the tennis courts on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost-covered trees near downtown Anchorage on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
An Alaska Airlines passenger jet lands in Anchorage on a frosty Thursday afternoon, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Frost-covered cow parsnip skeletons at Kincaid Park on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Frost cover this leaf and fence on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
A dog named Grolsch walks over to check out the woolly mammoth climbing structure at the Suzan Nightingale McKay Park in Government Hill, Dec. 27, 2017. (Anne Raup / ADN)
Frost clings to last years plants Dec. 27, 2017 at the small boat launch at Ship Creek in Anchorage. Fog moved through the Anchorage area Wednesday afternoon. (Anne Raup / ADN)
Trucks from the port make their way across the C Street bridge into Anchorage Dec. 27, 2017. (Anne Raup / ADN)
Frost forms on parts of the Alaska Railroad steam locomotive 556 as it sits on display on the park Strip in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Alexander Dammeyer skis up the West High hill with frosty trees and the city in the background in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost covers the trees on Government Hill with the snow-covered Talkeetna Mountains in the background of Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost covers the statue of a soldier at the Anchorage Veterans Memorial on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
A nutcracker stands covered with frost at the Anchorage Veterans Memorial on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost covered trees stand near the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost covers trees on the lower slopes of the Chugach Mountains as clouds break from over the mountains along the Seward Highway and Turnagain Arm south of Anchorage, Alaska on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost covers trees as an avalanche chute comes down off of the Chugach Mountains along the Seward Highway and Turnagain Arm south of Anchorage, Alaska on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
A pair of Dall sheep feed on the slopes of the Chugach Mountains with frost-covered trees in the background along the Seward Highway and Turnagain Arm south of Anchorage, Alaska on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
A couple heads out on frozen Beach Lake in the fog on an ice fishing expedition in Chugiak, Alaska on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost coats a branch on a foggy day on the shore of Beach Lake in Chugiak, Alaska on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Frost coats spruce trees along the road to Beach Lake in Chugiak, Alaska on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
A raven calls out form the top of frosty utility pole on Arctic Blvd, in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)

With cold weather and intermittent fog in Southcentral Alaska, frost covered the trees and nearly everything else outside, creating a winter wonderland.