Base Camp

Tongass Forest Ranger Sarah Roop pushes off the Sumdum Ranger after unloading supplies. (Photo/Julie Denesha)
Tongass Forest Ranger Sarah Roop pushes off the Sumdum Ranger after unloading supplies.
Forest Service Intern Corwin Kelly, (from left) and Rangers Sarah Roop, and Iris Neary discuss the week to come in a pre-trip planning meeting in the wall tent. (Photo/Julie Denesha)
Forest Service Intern Corwin Kelly, (from left) and Rangers Sarah Roop, and Iris Neary discuss the week to come in a pre-trip planning meeting in the wall tent.
Liz Gifford gets down to mushroom level for a photograph. (Photo/Julie Denesha)
Liz Gifford gets down to mushroom level for a photograph.
The rugged landscape on Harbor Island. (Photo/Julie Denesha)
The rugged landscape on Harbor Island. Sumdum Glacier is visible at the far left.
The rugged landscape on Harbor Island in Holkham Bay. (Photo/Julie Denesha)
The rugged landscape on Harbor Island in Holkham Bay.
Approaching Sunset on Harbor Island. (Photo/Julie Denesha)
Approaching Sunset on Harbor Island.
The beach at Harbor Island. (Photo/Julie Denesha)
The beach at Harbor Island.
Tongass Forest Rangers Iris Neary and Sean Rielly wash dishes on the beach. (Photo/Julie Denesha)
Tongass Forest Rangers Iris Neary and Sean Rielly wash dishes on the beach.
Night falls over Harbor Island. (Photo/Julie Denesha)
Night falls over Harbor Island.
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