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Baird Glacier

 

Ola Richards / Petersburg Pilot

Baird Glacier's large glacial outwash could be seen on Sunday, consisting of ice, gravel, and sand. The outwash supports plant and animal life in the ecosystem according to the United States Forest Service. People can no longer climb onto Baird Glacier from the terminal moraine as flooding has broken up the terminus. Small rafts must be used to paddle across the lake to access the ice fields

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