Denali Fault Field Trip


Organized by the Alaska Division of Geology and Geophysical Surveys and the AQC,
the Denali Fault field trip took place on the 5-6th of September, 2004.


Trip leaders

  • Patty Burns, <>
  • Dr. Gary Carver, Professor Emeritus of Geology from Humbolt University
  • Dr. Dick Reger, Reger's Geologic Consulting
  • Mike Metz, M.C. Metz and Associates


Denali Fault Field Trip participants (also, the newly formed Alaska cell of the Friends of the Pleistocene) pose by a surface fault trace.


Everyone gathers around to listen to Gary carver (photo by Emily Molhoek).



An attempt at a dry stream crossing...(Photo by Emily Molhoek).


The Guidebook to Permafrost and Quaternary Geology: Richardson and Glenn Highways, Alaska, from T.L. Pewe and R.D. Reger was used as a guide travelling down the Richardson Highway. In addition participants were given a packet of supplemental materials including quads for each area travelled through, edited to include the field trip stops, along with other informational pamphlets.

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