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Dennis and I have wanted to come to Alaska for several years. We are both avid travelers, and we have heard such incredible things from friends who have lived and traveled there. Alaska was #50 for me and #46 for Dennis. I saved Alaska for last,

Hiking in Juneau

Thursday, February 1, 2018 10:00 AM by Aaron Theisen

Those of us in the Lower 48 think of glaciers as remote and exotic entities, the sort of destination for which one sleeps in a brightly colored tent in base camp. But residents on the north side of Juneau can look out at the 13-mile-long

There was only light wind at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center this summer, yet we would often come into work in the morning to find the entry doormats curled into a tube, as if a stiff breeze had rolled them up. But After a few days of

Introduction to the Mendenhall Ice Caves

Thursday, June 15, 2017 9:00 AM by Travel Juneau

If visiting the ice caves is on your to-do list for Juneau, here’s a handy “know before you go” guide.

Located just a short drive from downtown Juneau, the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area is perhaps Juneau’s most recognized natural feature. One of