The Slide Farm

Tatshenshini Expedition

August 15 2005


In 1999 a remarkable discovery was made in the Tatshenshini basin of the far northwest of British Columbia.  In the crevasse of a glacier at elevation 1650 metres was found the very well preserved body of a native hunter who was dubbed KDT by the local native population, also popularly known elsewhere as the “Iceman”.

Six years later the discoverer, two ethno-botanists, and three support personnel, including photographer Al Harvey, were flown into the site by helicopter. They were dropped off with the mission of hiking out along KDT’s most probable route and collecting botanical… more

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