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Offline bearthedog

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Alaska Trip Photos
« on: July 22, 2018, 09:43:47 PM »
Spent the last 10 weeks in different parts of Alaska. I hiked, cooked, ate, got rained on, drank, hiked through snow, got eaten by mosquitos, saw a porcupine, countless eagles, a black bear, hiked to glaciers, crossed icy rivers, climbed mountains, climbed on top of glaciers, made friends, had every kind of Alaskan food, made camps, fires, lead group hikes, played music, and kayaked! 




Steamed mushrooms in sphagnum moss






















Mendenhall Glacier





Icy Lake






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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2018, 09:49:18 PM »
Upper Reid Falls






Portage Glacier

Icy river crossing?bad idea































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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
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Making fire in rain



















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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2018, 10:19:05 PM »
Thanks for the tour!  I really, really, really miss Alaska.  Did I mention how much I miss Alaska?
Some outstanding photos there. 
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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2018, 03:57:01 AM »
We really enjoyed our trips to Alaska.  One of your pics of the inside of a glacier reminded my that even color blind I could see that amazing blue.
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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2018, 08:21:40 AM »
Those pics brought back a lot of good memories and I recognized many of the different locations that we'd visited on our first trip up there in '73.  We hacked a chunk of that blue ice off of a shoreline 'calf' at the Portage glacier site that lasted almost 2 weeks in our ice chest.:shrug:    I guess it is more dense than regular ice-machine ice because of all the pressure it has been under for all those years. Cool. 8)

Thanks a lot for posting these, BTD.....I really enjoyed them! :thumbsup: :cheers:
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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2018, 01:50:09 PM »
looks like an awesome trip.  Thanks for taking us along.

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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2018, 07:01:41 PM »
I always enjoy your pics. Thanks for sharing!
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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2018, 06:23:14 AM »
Great pics!  I can't wait to do an Alaska trip myself.  That all looked really good.  Salmon is absolutely awesome!  Thanks for the share bear
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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #10 on: July 24, 2018, 12:55:16 PM »
I always forget how beautiful it is in Alaska.
Thanks for bringing back some good memories for me.
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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #11 on: July 24, 2018, 02:11:46 PM »
Great photo essay Bear.  Really good country.
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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #12 on: July 24, 2018, 04:17:18 PM »
Glorious. That's all that came to mind. That eagle shot is awesome. My favorite one is the mountains and lake with two standing on a rock = heaven.
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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #13 on: July 24, 2018, 05:51:24 PM »
As usual your pictures are very good, but these are some of the best I have ever seen. Ten weeks, that sounds like a dream trip. I have not been to Alaska but it is on the list. Thanks for the post
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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #14 on: July 24, 2018, 07:09:46 PM »
Great pictures!  Thanks for sharing, bearthedog!

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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #15 on: July 27, 2018, 06:19:03 AM »
Great pictures!  Thanks for sharing, bearthedog!

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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #16 on: July 30, 2018, 06:19:56 AM »
thanks bear those photos are like died and went to heaven, wow

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Re: Alaska Trip Photos
« Reply #17 on: July 30, 2018, 10:46:42 AM »
Great pictures! Looks like a good time of year to visit. I hope I can go there some day before it hurts to walk.  O:-)