Posts from September 2022

Snow in Hatcher Pass

September 22, 2022 by Casey Ressler
Hatcher Pass is definitely wearing white after Labor Day, as the first major snowfall of the season created a winter wonderland this week. About six inches of snow was reported at Independence Mine. Daily tours hosted by Salmon Berry Tours, the Independence Mine concessionaire, have been closed for...

Fall in Hatcher Pass

September 15, 2022 by Casey Ressler
This week, there's been a light dusting of snow in Hatcher Pass, but there is still time to enjoy a tour of the mine and try your luck at panning for gold. The road over the pass that connects Independence Mine to Willow was closed earlier this week by Alaska State Parks for the winter due to...