Sheep Mountain Lodge
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... Glenn Highways. We took the Thunderfalls exit off of Glen Highwat and did a quick, short hike to the falls.
Then, we went back on Old Glen Highway as I wanted to find the Old Knik River bridge - which we did.
We kept stopping to take pics at various viewpoints. I think I took about 500 pics today on three different cameras!
Independence Mine ...
... except for the scattered clouds. It seems like around every corner there was a more beautiful vista.
Shortly after sighting Denali, we had our first view of the Alaska Pipeline. The Ric******* Highway parallels it for almost the entire length. Much of it is above ground because the oil is hot and if it melts the permafrost it makes the support structure unstable. It is amazing how massive it ...
... etc. If we didn't have so much else to do I could pretty much spend ALL my time here! We had breakfast in our private restaurant. It is very nice and the service levels exquisite.
Our ship is so interesting. Until last week it had spent the summer cruising Hawaii. So going from the tropical and mild 50th state to the harsh, cold climate of the 49th state is a real shift. Many of the ...
... so I let Morrigan come with me. (Poor little Boogie waited in the truck.) She had a blast running all over the place- up and down hills, along the ice, and anywhere she could. While she is terrible on a leash, she is a excellent outdoors dog and does wonderfully when off leash. She stays close, comes when called should she stray too far, follows trails, and would be a good bear dog also. I just wish she had been a little better at finding a way off the ...
... than what i am use to. It was handy that the ice was only a small walk from the car park. I spend the day walking around doing some climbing up and around the lower ice fall. Having not climbed on ice for a while i was a little rusty, but managed to get a few climbs in. The ice was really hard compared to the fox, almost like a cold winter morning albeit the middle of summer. It made for interesting climbing, as the ice plated ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSheep Mountain Lodge Glacier View
Charming, spacious cabins in a wonderful setting above the Matanuska Glacier fields. Friendly staff, great services, and wonderful food in their restaurant at reasonable prices.
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