Glacier Mice

Learn about the glaciology of the Matanuska Glacier

Glacier Mice Due to harsh conditions, cold climate, and lack of soil on the glacier’s surface, it is quite impossible for anything – even bacteria – to effectively survive and thrive. The Matanuska glacier sits between the Chugach and the Talkeetna mountain ranges, and because glaciers are ever-moving forms, it is constantly grinding away at […]

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Matanuska Glacier is a fun Alaskan Adventure

Looking for an authentic Alaskan adventure? We got you covered. The Matanuska is the largest glacier accessible by car. Beginning in the northern snow and ice fields of Mount Witherspoon (12,023 feet) and Mount Marcus Baker (13,176 feet), it begins its descent from a hanging glacier to the valley floor. The Chugach mountains receive the […]