Sheep Mountain Lodge
- Room service
- Free parking
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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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... from-ground sheets broke under me, dropping me unfortunately a few inches into the melt-water beneath it instead of into some great adventure in a sub-surface cavern.
The rest goes fairly uneventfully and much more wonderfully. We frolicked on this pre-historic ice-cube, sliding down its slopes and drinking from its streams. Of course, we had to unicycle on it. As the sun started to set, ...
... mining on Crow Creek using hydraulic cannons to wash away rock and expose gold. Lunch by Bird Creek on Turnagain Arm. On thru Anchorage to Palmer and stopped at Klondike Mike's Dance Hall and Saloon, a bar that used to be owned by Bud Frohling. Drove on through the beautiful Matanuska valley with high overlooks ...
... fantastic. I was surprised how snowy the area still looked.
Back to Glen Highway - wonderful views, and we got our first glimpse of the Matanuska glacier which we will hike on tomorrow. It was warm and sunny during this part of the day,
Staying tonight at Grandview Cafe and RV park. We have a full hook up which is nice. Took a quick hike to the ...
... The second half of the driver's nightmare is the fact that since there is such a short good weather window in Alaska, ie. Winter October-March and rainy season July-September, they are doing all of their road construction at once. Let me just say the we drove 300+ miles with intermittent gravel sections, what they call ice heaves, and full on construction with one lane roads and pilot cars. We even had a 30 minute delay because ...
... their snow-topped peaks work their way right up to the edge of the water. The glacier produced miles of chunks of ice and icebergs. We were not able to get up as close as we would have liked as the icebergs were quite formidable and presented a possible hazard to the ship.
After our busy week in Fairbanks and Denali we enjoyed relaxing on the ship and soaking up all the beauty Alaska has to offer. This ...