My sister and I joined a small group on an overnight trekking adventure on Lemon Glacier, in southeastern Alaska in early August. The tour was organized through ABAK and was lead by two fantastic guides, Samuel and Jacob. This is part two (in case you missed the first one you can read it here.) We […]

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  • David Miller - Kim,
    Your words and photos are fantastic. I can only dream of making a trip like yours. We will be on a cruise in May, but my old body is not made for climbing, jumping, or slipping or sliding.

    Thanks for posting.

    Dave Miller

  • admin - I think you might be surprised…you don’t have to climb and jump. As long as you can hike over uneven terrain, the guides are there to help. Will you be cruising through Juneau? ABAK and other companies offer day trips by helicopter up to Mendenhall glacier. If it’s your dream, do it!!!

  • Pat Warneke - Kim, these pictures are so amazing and so beautiful. They take me right back. The real beauty of them is that I can see the broader picture this time without worrying about sticking my crampons into the ice securely. I would love to purchase the one of John , myself and Jacob heading back to basecamp while the rest of you went with Sam for the ice climb! Let me know how to do that please!

I traveled to Juneau specifically for this trip. The opportunity to spend extended time trekking across an icy glacier with dramatic crevasses and ice caves has intrigued me for many years–ever since Dave and I spent an afternoon hiking icy Fox Glacier in New Zealand. There are many tour companies that offer overnight glacier trips, […]

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Exhausted after a string of strenuous hikes? Or frazzled from a jam-packed itinerary trying to squeeze in as many sights and tours before your cruise departs the capital city? Despite its small size, Juneau, Alaska has remarkably much to offer. After spending 10 very active days in Juneau, there were still plenty of trails, tours and activities that […]

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“You’re going to Alaska? Oooh, will you see any grizzly bears!?” everyone wanted to know, when I mentioned that I was headed to Juneau in August. That’s because a grizzly bear (or brown bear) seems to be synonymous with Alaska, that massive state so far, far away from those of us living in the lower […]

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  • Kris Koeller - Great shots. Looks like a terrific trip.

  • admin - Thanks, yes it was terrific in every way!