Tag Archives: matanuska glacier

Glacier View, Alaska – ATV Tour

We spent August 7th with Glacier View ATV Tours at mile 99 of Glenn Highway in Glacier View, Alaska.  We were fortunate to have the trails to ourselves and be guided by Tommy, one of the owners, for 2.5 hours of ATV riding through open fields, forest and to the top with a view over […]
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Alaska Adventure Tours

A sincere post for my friends that own and operate Exposure Alaska. They have been in business since 1999 offering true Alaska adventure tours.  New this year is the Chugach Challenge offering: Fast paced and fueled by adrenaline and coffee. You’ll raft Class V rapids, ice climb on a glacier, ride the fastest zipline in […]
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Alaska – Featured on Hopper

Somehow a poem and photo from Alaska that I took last year ended up on Hopper. http://www.hopper.com/activity/I1DU/1Vtk/matanuska-glacier-alaska

Alaskan Adventure

This is from my friends in Alaska.  I have been on two trips with them and highly recommend them for a true Alaskan adventure.  And I do not get anything in return for this post! Tips on planning your Alaska Adventure Glacier Trekking l Ice Climbing l Muli-Sport Adventure Tours l Zipline Alaska is big. […]
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Essay – Ice Climbing, Alaska 2007

I wrote this a couple of weeks ago about ice climbing in 2007 in Alaska (Matanuska Glacier).  The memory and the experience is as fresh as drinking coffee this morning.  It is seared into my being and will be a part of me for the rest of my time.  As I have aged and who […]
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Alaska 2007 – Ice Climbing

The way up is almost perpendicular to the frozen ground. The glacier looms over me like a white predator, silent, and patiently waiting for a victim to wander into its steel jaws. Snow anchors are set at the top of the glacier. I am roped in with my harness, helmet on, goggles, and an ice […]
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Alaska 2007 – Ice Climbing

The way up is almost perpendicular to the frozen ground. The glacier looms over me like a white predator, silent, and patiently waiting for a victim to wander into its steel jaws. Snow anchors are set at the top of the glacier. I am roped in with my harness, helmet on, goggles, and an ice […]
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