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Aug 9, 2015 - Glacierview, Alaska

This morning we dressed in layers for our mini expedition to the Matanuska Glacier. We drove first to the Matanuska Glacier Recreational Site which had a 20 minute walk through the forest to glacier viewing platforms! No viewing platforms, we wanted to walk on a glacier! We drove a bit and found Glacier Park, a private enterprise which charges a per person rate for glacier access, yippee! The trail was marked with orange cones and started off an easy walk in dirt and rocks, slowly transitioning to patches of ice, lots of crevasses in the...

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Alaska Trip 2015

Jul 11, 2006 - Matanuska

July 11, 2006 8:25 37938 Beautiful morning, I was able to get some good pictures of Mt. Redoubt, an active volcano, just across the inlet. This morning we will back tracking to Anchorage. We came across the Sterling Highway a few days ago, the difference is today is sunny and on Sunday it was very overcast. 38091 497 Fueled up at Fred Meyer, $2.89 a gallon, bought groceries, and had the film developed. We are good to go for another 500 miles. Will top off in Tok and then head to Chicken. We are in the Matanuska mountains. The road runs...

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Jul 9, 2006 - Tolsona Wilderness Campground

Tolsona Wilderness Campground July 9th, 2006 Some how the company lost this webpage and all I can do is try to provide some of the photos as I cannot remember what I wrote. We really are not back tracking across that rough road again. Sorry about that. Dave. This was are trip between Houston, AK and a nice RV Park near Glennallen, AK on our way to Valdez. The glaciers were very interesting and look very differnt from when we last saw them in February 2005. This was a trip that Rhonda, her mother, Jeff and I took to Anchorage. The road was...

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