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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 – 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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Poem – Untitled

Amidst the blue sky random numbers emerge from the horizon, enlarging and blocking out the sun before passing over. ~ Over the next hill where the road curves around the swift river the sky opens, stretching into the face of Matanuska glacier. ~ In the glory of each day I pause to smell the evening […]
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Alaska 2013 – Climbing Matanuska Glacier

Photos from one of the climbs of Matanuska Glacier, near Glacier View, Alaska.

Alaska 2013 – Summary

I have been away for awhile, taking a break from the corporate world and losing myself in nature. Accepting that part of me that desires to challenge my mental and physical health, I spent nine days in Alaska. Seven were taking advantage of what is Alaska and dealing with what it throws at you. At […]
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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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