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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

Mendenhall Glacier Tips (32)

Breathtaking Mendenhall Glacier

First named Auke Glacier in 1879 by Naturalist John Muir for the Aak'w Kwaan of the Tlingit tribe, Mendenhall Glacier was subsequently renamed in 1892 for the noted scientist Thomas Corwin Mendenhall,...
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starship
Feb 06, 2013

Mendenhall Glacier Well Worth The trip

I've been out to the glacier many times over the years. My daughter lives less than a mile away. Visitors I've run into remark that this is the best view they have had of a glacier so far during their...
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RickinDutch
Nov 03, 2010

Mendenhall Glacier

We took a tour which included a visit to the Mendenhall Glacier, the walking tracks nearby and the Visitor Centre. The glacier is right in front of you and only about 600 metres from the Visitor...
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Mikebb
Apr 04, 2011

Mendenhall Glacier

The Mendenhall Glacier is a huge glacier that flows into an inlet in the northern suburbs of Juneau. It is about 12 miles long, beginning in the Juneau Icefield, and ending in Mendenhall Lake, the...
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mikelisaanna
Aug 17, 2007

Dog sledding on the Mendenhall Glacier

This is definitely an experience of a lifetime!Our trip was organised by the cruise company, but it can also be arranged independently - you would need to get a cab to the contol centre.On arrival,...
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bumpychick
Apr 02, 2007

Mendenhall Glacier with Transportation Tips

The Mendenhall Glacier is almost everyone's most lasting memory of Juneau. Its 12 mile long and 1 1/2 mile wide, 1500 sq. mile expanse that will leave you breathless - bring your camera and lots of...
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Colewade
Apr 04, 2011

Mendenhall Glacier

Mendenhall Glacier is only 12miles from Juneau. Do not do a tour as we did, it was a waste of money, all you need to do is catch a bus from Juneau. (which is a lot cheaper and you see the same) The...
balhannah
Sep 10, 2010

Beautiful Mendenhall Glacier

You must visit the beautiful Mendenhall Glacier, which is located only a few miles away from Juneau. Any taxi cab could take you there, or you could hire a tour, and it's one of the visits you can't...
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Laura_Mexico
Oct 21, 2002

Menhenhall Glacier

We hiked to a glacier!! WOW!! This is amazing. You can see the marks of where the glacier has been moving. Each year it is receding back faster and faster. Kind of scary! From May through September,...
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Velzy
Aug 13, 2006

Medenhall Glacier

This is a must visit if you come to Juneau. It's one of Juneau's most natural attractions. The typical touristy type of thing to see here, among other things. There are little kiosks that cater to...
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HispanicYob
Sep 03, 2006

The Mendenhall Glacier.

Located a short 20 minutes from the centre of town, Mendehall Glacier has a terrific vista, flat walking trails, waterfalls, "icebergs" and wildlife, including bears and salmon.The coach pulled up...
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K.Knight
Apr 22, 2011

Hiking to Mendenhall Glacier

It is about a 3.5 mile trip to the base of Mendenhall Glacier. I shouldn't have to explain why this is such a cool thing to do, you get to touch a glacier! The hike is mostly moderate level until the...
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crazyak
Jul 04, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Mendenhall Glacier

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Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure

After the glacier we went to Juneau Gardens, which had upside down trees - due to a landslide that blocked the road, all the debris and logs were pushed onto this property and the man (Steve) who...
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Salmon Hatchery

Next we went to the salmon hatchery and they explained how they raised salmon. They collect the eggs and milt and then raise the small salmon to a certain size and let them go out to the ocean and...
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Whale Watching

4-Seasons just got bought out by Allen Marine, so that's no longer an option. Orca Enterprises is the most often advertised in travel forums, and with the high volume of people they put on their...
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Alaska State Museum

Came back yesterday. Tried your suggestion ( Alaska State Museum), and we were very glad to have gone. Thanks again. As we were on a cruise and the morning was taken up with whale watching and...
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Red Dog Saloon

Sitting pride of place behind the bar is a framed pistol, which was once owned by Wyatt Earp! On June 27 1900, Wyatt Earp was in Juneau and checked his gun into the local Marshall’s office. It is...
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Mount Roberts

The driver dropped us off at the Mt. Roberts Tramway, which we had purchased tickets on the ship. I was a little concerned when I got advance tickets that it would be bad weather (I had heard so much...
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