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Half-Day Dog Sledding: The Takhini Express
"On this half-day dog sledding adventure sled across a frozen river topped with untouched snow in the Takhini Valley. You will be surrounded by low-lying mountain ranges where the only sound you hear is your dog team running at a modest pace as they love to do. Enjoy beautiful scenic and historic trails with great photo opportunities.Upon arrival sign a mandatory waiver and get dressed with proper winter gear. Afterwards your trained and certified guide will teach you the basics of mushing
From CAD199.00
 
Yukon Ice Fishing and Snowshoeing Tour
"Snowshoeing is one of the best ways to enjoy the tranquility of the Yukon wilderness and to photograph the beautiful and stunning Yukon landscape. On this 4-hour snowshoeing tour you’ll get to strap on a pair of lightweight modern snowshoes and experience the rugged backcountry just like the brave gold miners trappers and fur traders of days gone by. Visit a scenic location in the Whitehorse area.Wildlife such as spruce grouse foxes coyotes and snowshoe hares is occasionally spotted at a distance. This guided tour includes transfers snowshoes warm beverage and a snack."
From CAD184.00
 
Arctic Day: Evening Aurora Viewing
"A chemical light reaction caused when solar energy interacts with the Earth’s atmosphere producing dramatic dancing waves of green light from one horizon to another. The Northern Lights have captivated viewers since the beginning of time as evidence by the many Yukon First Nation legends they’ve inspired.Enjoy a Aurora viewing tour at a custom built Aurora viewing location far from the lights of the city so you can experience the Northern Lights for yourself – and create your own legends."""
From CAD135.00

More Things to Do in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Photographers Paradise

We were on one of the many cruise ships that go up Glacier Bay, which means that photographic opportunities are plentiful but far away. Be prepared with long-reach lenses or zooms with excellent...
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fred98115
Dec 01, 2015

Lamplugh Galcier - Her dirty side!

As impressive as this glacier is, it certainly has a dirty side. Littered with centuries of dirt, stones and rock that it has calved out of the valley, the glacier shows its dirty face for the entire...
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011

Whale watching.

While cruising the waters around Composite Island I spotted that familiar plume rising from the tepid waters of Glacier Bay. A pod of whales had decided to come and have a look at the brilliant...
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011

Ice fall.

As I mentioned earlier, the sudden and dramatic collapse of these large seracs, without warning, and the resulting enormous splash and accompanying “booms” as they hit the water, is one of the many...
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011

Seracs.

A serac sits atop just about every glacier in the world. It is a block, or sheer column, of compacted ice that has formed by the ever present shifting of the ice and the pressure that it caused....
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011

Margerie Glacier 3.

To think that it has taken the ice in excess of 200 years to inch it way, compacted and under immense pressure, to eventually snap off the face and come thundering into the frigid waters below with a...
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011
 
 
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Margerie Glacier 2.

I was awe struck with the grandeur of these two towering masses of ice that appeared to rise sharply from the waters of Tarr Inlet. In fact, the face of the Margerie glacier rises from 120 feet below...
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011

Margerie Glacier.

Glacier Bay is certainly a uniquely special and magnificent place. The isolation is imposing, the cold bites you and the beauty of the scenery captivates you.Through the absence of roads and walking...
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011

Grand Pacific Glacier.

The Grand Pacific Glacier is a rather barren and uninspiring glacier that sits atop the Tarr Inlet. In fact, it is like the ugly duckling of the Glacier family and its existence is made worse...
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011

The Johns Hopkins Glacier.

Johns Hopkins Glacier is a 12-mile-long (19 km) glacier that sits at the end of Johns Hopkins Inlet in Glacier Bay National Park. Although many of the glaciers are retreating, the Johns Hopkins...
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011

Reid Glacier.

The Sea Princess continued to heighten our senses as it sailed past the Bradley Icefield, located atop Mt Hood. As we neared Russell Island the Reid inlet came into view and we got the very first view...
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011

Lamplugh Galcier.

After sailing past Reid Glacier we rounded a point that allowed us to enter Johns Hopkins Inlet. The waters were smooth and the day was getting warm and sunny.On our left, before we arrived a Jaw...
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011

Magnificent Secenery.

Our ship entered the Glacier Bay Nation Park between Point Carolus and Point Gustavus just after sunrise on August 16th 2010. As we sailed the Sitkaday Narrows, and approached the Bartlett Cove to...
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011

Whales and Bears!

Anne and I had come to Alaska to see bears, the salmon spawning and whales. (To name a few.)As the Sea Princess steamed north around the eastern side of Willoughby Island I was stunned to see a whale...
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011

Top 5 Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve Writers

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mrclay2000

"Smoke on the Water"
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mtncorg

"GLACIER BAY FROM A KAYAK"
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richiecdisc

"The Right Choice: Glacier Bay"
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SteveOSF

"Ice and Eagles"
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"Glacier Bay National Park"
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