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On The Matanuska Glacier

Alaska Helicopter Experiences

Into the Belly of a Glacier

Alaska Helicopter Experiences Matanuska Glacier Activities Matanuska Glacier Ice Climbing

When you fly over the Matanuska Glacier in a helicopter it can be a bit overwhelming. It may be your first time in the passenger seat. You might even be at the ready with your camera to capture the sights. And somehow, nothing can prepare you for the immensity of splendor that you can take…

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The Helicopter Commute

Alaska Helicopter Experiences Experiences on the Matanuska Glacier Glacier View Activities Matanuska Glacier Guide

When you think of commuting to work, thoughts of saddle bags on bikes and honking horns might come to mind. In Alaska though, the trip from home to work can be, well, a bit different. Especially for second year guide at MICA, Nell. Glacier Camp Nell’s day starts with rolling out of a tent, getting…

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Base Camp: The Matanuska Glacier

Alaska Helicopter Experiences Matanuska Glacier Activities Matanuska Glacier Camping Matanuska Glacier Hike and Trek Matanuska Glacier Ice Climbing

Camping on A Glacier Each day exploring the Matanuska Glacier feels like stepping into a whole new world. With each new sunrise the glacial universe shifts; meltwater carves new canyons, crevasses fill and empty, and blue ice caves appear in days. Every time the crampons go on and the ropes go up, it seems as…

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