Freeze Up: The Transition from Summer to Winter on the Matanuska Glacier

One of the most common questions asked of our guides is whether they prefer summer or winter on the glacier. The answer is not so simple; it’s like comparing night and day. While there are some who have a preference, the truth is there is no comparison. Instead of having glacier summer and glacier winter […]

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Glaciers Matter!

Life has become like a bad episode of The Twilight Zone. COVID-19 has turned the world on its head, leaving us all wondering “will things ever return to normal?” It’s easy to lose sight of simple pleasures (like nature) when you’re stuck inside, day in, day out, watching bad television, and eating boxes of mac […]

Self-Isolate in Isolation

At this point in Corona-Quarantine, people seem to need the outdoors more than ever. We are following the Alaska Governor’s Mandates by remaining six feet away from all our guests, even when in the gift shop. No more than one party at a time may enter the gift shop to complete paperwork and payment, and […]