A bit of a sun break as seen from the John Muir Cabin, submitted on Dec. 6. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

A bit of a sun break as seen from the John Muir Cabin, submitted on Dec. 6. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

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Cabbage lung lichen in the Dredge Lakes area, submitted on Dec. 6. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

Cabbage lung lichen in the Dredge Lakes area, submitted on Dec. 6. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

Green oyster mushrooms along the East Glacier Trail, submitted on Dec. 5. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

Green oyster mushrooms along the East Glacier Trail, submitted on Dec. 5. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

British soldier lichen on the East Glacier Trail, submitted Dec. 5. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

British soldier lichen on the East Glacier Trail, submitted Dec. 5. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

A heartfelt impression at Mendenhall Lake, submitted on Dec. 5. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

A heartfelt impression at Mendenhall Lake, submitted on Dec. 5. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

Moonlight over Stephens Passage through the trees on Nov. 27. (Photo by Joe Orsi)

Moonlight over Stephens Passage through the trees on Nov. 27. (Photo by Joe Orsi)

Sunrise over Douglas Island on Dec. 2. (Photo by Joe Orsi)

Sunrise over Douglas Island on Dec. 2. (Photo by Joe Orsi)

A frosty meadow along the Mendenhall Wetlands Trail on Dec. 2. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A frosty meadow along the Mendenhall Wetlands Trail on Dec. 2. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Hoarfrost along the Mendenhall Wetlands Trail on Dec. 2. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Hoarfrost along the Mendenhall Wetlands Trail on Dec. 2. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

This ice-covered grass resembles a shaggy dog wearing a blanket along the Mendenhall Wetlands Trail on Dec. 2. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

This ice-covered grass resembles a shaggy dog wearing a blanket along the Mendenhall Wetlands Trail on Dec. 2. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Cow parsnip along the Mendenhall Wetlands Trail on Dec. 2. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Cow parsnip along the Mendenhall Wetlands Trail on Dec. 2. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Hair ice, caused by a fungus on dead wood as it “breathes,” along the Mendenhall Wetlands Trail on Dec. 2. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Hair ice, caused by a fungus on dead wood as it “breathes,” along the Mendenhall Wetlands Trail on Dec. 2. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

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