Sheep Mountain Lodge
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- Non-smoking hotel
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- Microwave in room
- Conference facilities
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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The sun came out today thankfully and no wind so it was great to walk around the decks in the sunshine. Today was all about the glaciers. They were magnificent. We saw a couple in the morning in John Hopkins Bay then in the afternoon to the Hubbard Glacier, incredible. The ship sat stationary in front of it on our side (port) for about an hour and we sat transfixed on our balcony. The bay is so ...
... The ones we photographed today are advancing glaciers so they are moving getting longer every year. We saw some calving of the glaciers, very loud if you were outside. Sounded like thunder. Not huge chunks coming off but enough to be exciting. Treated ourselves to dinner at Pinnacles last night, lovely meal with some good wines, Aussie of course. Had some great steaks, apart from Glenn and Pat's only good steak meal we ...
... had to wait about 20 minutes at one place before we were allowed to continue.
I might mention that the pipeline has been our constant companion throughout a lot of this trip. We still can see it off and on here on the Ric******* Highway which goes all the way to Valdez.where it is loaded aboard tankers and off to who knows where. When we turn to the west toward Anchorage on the Glen Highway, we say ...
... It is the largest glacier in Alaska that can be reached by car. As you drive the Glenn Highway the view of the glacier constantly changes.
Most of the trip has been devoid of wildlife as we traveled, but today we encountered a mom and baby moose and then another momma moose with twins. The first family didn't stay around for many pictures, but the second family gave a quite a few photo ops.
Tomorrow we will travel the remaining distance to Valdez.
... salad, pea soup, and chicken. Ordinary? NO. First came an amuse bouche (French for special little appetizer. It was a large shot glass with jelly on the bottom, topped with pate. Then they brought a large soup bowl with about 10 green peas, 2 little dabs of cheese and a couple of pea shoots. Next the waiter came with a cast iron teapot and poured BRIGHT green soup into the bowl. I think the soup was made with fresh, not ...