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On The Matanuska Glacier

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Ice Screws 101

Ever wondered how Ice Screws work? If you have been on a Helicopter trip, Ice Climbing trek or Advanced Trek with MICA Guides you might have noticed that the guides carry around giant screws with a bolt on the end. These are ice screws and are used to create a V-thread in the ice which…

An Off-Day Matanuska Glacier Adventure

Descending into a Matanuska Glacier Adventure There was one day this summer, on a Matanuska Glacier adventure, where I was more scared than I think I’ve ever been outdoors. Additionally, that day showed me what incredible things you can do with the right training and equipment. Quinn, a fellow intern, Adam, a second year ice…