Chandalar Ranch

5804 Chena Hotsprings Road, Fairbanks, Alaska, United States | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Fairbanks

We Chased The Auroras and The Clouds Chased Us!

A travel blog entry by dixiej


... without this good fortune. I can only imagine the frenzied atmosphere with all of those people. After all, we were still pumped!

We ended the night in the field in back of the lodge as the green glow illuminated the sky over the roof and over the cloud line still present in the far north. I made a friend in the field. We had called back to the lodge every time an aurora was seen to notify the guests and to ...

Day 80 - Wrangell-St Elias NP & drive to Fairbanks

A travel blog entry by trojakstravels

... to one in Antarctica. An Icefall differs from an Icefield in positioning. Can you guess how? An Icefield is flat. An Icefall is more vertical.

Hubbard Glacier is 6 miles wide at some points and the only advancing glacier in Alaska. Hubbard is also the largest Tidewater Glacier in the world.

Malaspina Glacier is a Piedmont glacier. Rare. It forms alone and balloons out as snowfall adds weight. ...

Denali - Fairbanks

A travel blog entry by robntrish


... you must get soil tests, to test for ice underground. Some of the older homes have sagged in the middle as when they put heating on in winter, it melts the permafrost under the house and,the house sinks. They look like a crooked houses. Nowadays the flooring has to be specially insulated to prevent the permafrost melting. Some of the houses do not have running water, so,they go to the laundromat to wash their clothes and have a shower! I guess they ...

Exploring Fairbanks

A travel blog entry by mazb10


... Anchorage. It was founded in August 1901 by Capt E T Barnette, who was going to Tanana Crossing to set up a trading post but the steamboat he was on, the 'Lavelle Young' ran aground whilst attempting to negotiate shallow water. Barnette, his party & supplies, were set down along the banks of the Chena River 11 km upstream from its confluence with the Tenana River. The sight of smoke from the steamer's engines caught the attention of gold prospectors working in the hills to ...

Hot n Cold! Chena Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by beadledove


... which is dedicated to ice carving. Steve and Heather Brice compete internationally in ice carving contests. The resort provided them a year round 20 degree environment to practice and demonstrate their carving skills. Chena Hot Springs Resort developed a two-stage ammonia absorption refrigeration system, utilizing thermal heat to maintain the frosty temperature year round. The tour provides you with huge parkas to keep warm. There are Samurais, mounted ...

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