Helicopter and Dog Sled: What A Way To See A Glacier!

I was hanging on for dear life as 16 dogs whisked us across the Godwin Glacier, high in the Kenai Mountains east of Seward.

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Exit Glacier Trail Hikes: Stunning. Awesome. World Class.

Awesome views await on the Exit Glacier - Harding Ice Field Trail. The trail is steep but hiker friendly, and you have a good chance of seeing wildlife.

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Ten Local Picturesque Hikes

If you haven’t done it already, it’s time to stretch the legs and get in some easy summer hikes to limber up and prepare for some of the harder ones.

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Book Review: The Bond

Reviewer clichés like “page turner” and “cannot put it down” come easily when describing The Bond - Survival on Denali and Mount Huntington.

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Stepping back into history: Remembering Eagle River Troop 230’s hike on the Chilkoot Trail

After the winter of 1897 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police began requiring people on the Chilkoot to carry an outfit of at least 2,000 lbs.

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From Yesteryear: Autumn Bushwhack Includes a Mystery

It was late Sept. 1995 and my Newfoundland dog Charlie and I had earlier crossed the dam at the outlet of Eklutna Lake at its south end.

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Byron Glacier Trail is a Shorty, but Definitely a Goody

The sun was bright and warm on March 22 of this year as I hiked along a 20-inch-wide, snow-packed trail toward Byron Glacier.

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Spectacular March Weather is Recreationists’ Delight

While in knee-rehabilitation mode throughout February and March, I know of many others taking advantage of this incredible stretch of clear weather.

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Getting Outdoors is Therapeutic on Many Levels

If your passion is the outdoors, you feel compelled to get out there often, and go as far as possible, because the time to do this is obviously limited.

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Windblown, South-Facing Slopes Offer Access To Chugach Ridges

Once on the bare ground, it was an easy ascent to the ridge at about 3,800 feet, where we worked around drifted snow to find a nice lunch spot.

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